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Mon, 11/10/2014 – 9:27am Lynn Yarris, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory R & D Magazine, [Photo: Royal Academy Interface] Does synthetic biology hold the key to manned space exploration of the moon and Mars? Berkeley Lab researchers have used synthetic biology to produce an inexpensive and reliable microbial-based alternative to the...
Ophthalmology Times [Photo: Ophthalmology Times] By Rose Schneider November 20, 2014 Houston—NASA has struggled to understand why many astronauts, upon returning from space missions, have experienced moderate to severe eye problems and changes to their vision, said Dorit Donoviel, PhD. In an effort to prevent and combat these issues, the National Space Biomedical Research Institute...
Public Broadcasting Service [Image: NASA] BY JUSTIN SCUILETTI  November 20, 2014 at 3:55 PM EST On Earth, human bodies share many similarities, yet also possess many differences, including factors influenced by both sex and gender. However, what happens to those factors when you put the human body in space? A study assembled by...