Good News for Astronauts - Cells Adapt to Microgravity in Under a Minute

News   Mar 03, 2017 | Original story from University of Zurich

 
Good News for Astronauts - Cells Adapt to Microgravity in Under a Minute

The ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti conducting the experiment in the BIOLAB of the COLUMBUS Module on the ISS. (Credit: NASA)

 
 
 

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