Researchers have found that a key component of cells likely explains why astronauts develop health problems in space.
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  • Nov 29, 2020

Scientists might know why astronauts develop health problems in space - Engadget

The potential breakthrough came in part thanks to NASA’s open-source GeneLab platform. The tool aggregates large volumes of space biology data from around the world, including cell info as well as DN… [+542 chars]

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