Astronauts on the International Space Station are growing crystals that could help develop new drugs for use on Earth. Here are ten healthcare technologies that have already come from space. (Space.com) More
Underappreciated natural wonders, bats could provide insights on aging
Early astronauts often needed help climbing out of their space capsules after only a few days of immobility in space. Yet some bats hibernate for months, then wake up and fly off. How do they keep their muscles fit and functional while sleeping all winter?
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 9:11 am | Google News
Setting the Record Straight About the Biosphere 2
Another equal or greater creating a new type of experimental ecological research facility where basic processes of global ecology could be investigated to aid with ecological conservation and to increase understanding of how the Earth's biosphere ...
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 8:59 am | Google News
Facebook is building an army of UK users to fight extremism
In the new era of booming political boycotts, left-leaning activists are targeting the funding sources that keep their right-wing opponents online and in business. They scored a ... There are very few things Google will intentionally remove from its ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 9:56 am | Google News
Business mentor reflects on astronaut ambitions, novelist career
"You have to learn by doing. Focus is a lot like sharpening a knife. I learned to avoid doing those things that would distract me, and keep my eye on the prize. You have to give up things you might like to do in order to attain something a long way out ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 9:06 am | Google News
Four Terrifying Ways Space Can Kill You
We're all clamoring to get into space these days, but lost in our excitement to fly to the Moon and colonize Mars is a brutal truth: the final frontier is a cold, inhospitable wasteland that'll kill you at the first opportunity it gets. Astronauts ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 9:01 am | Google News
What happens if astronauts get sick in space?
Doctors can't make house calls to the International Space Station, but even if they could, Earth's routine practices like setting up an IV, taking a blood sample or even keeping a wound clean are incredibly difficult. Consider .... Looking at how ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 3:48 am | Google News
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