The Scientist

» space biology

Most Recent

image: Opinion: On Space and Health

Opinion: On Space and Health

By | September 24, 2013

What health and space sciences can learn from each other to boost innovation

1 Comment

image: Radiation Risk for Mars Astronauts

Radiation Risk for Mars Astronauts

By | June 3, 2013

An instrument aboard the spaceship that carried Curiosity to Mars has found that deep space travelers would face worrying levels of radiation.


image: Water Once Ran on Mars

Water Once Ran on Mars

By | October 1, 2012

The Curiosity rover discovers pebbles that were likely formed by ancient streams on the Red Planet.


image: Space-bound Fish

Space-bound Fish

By | July 31, 2012

Japanese astronauts deliver an aquarium to the International Space Station to study the effects of microgravity on marine life.


image: Space Rocks

Space Rocks

By | June 1, 2012

Orbiting ultrasound machines are being used to diagnose and treat astronauts' kidney stones.

1 Comment

Popular Now

  1. Birth of the Skin Microbiome
    Daily News Birth of the Skin Microbiome

    The immune system tolerates the colonization of commensal bacteria on the skin with the aid of regulatory T cells during the first few weeks of life, a mouse study shows.

  2. Inside a Lab Mouse’s High-Fat Diet
  3. Battling the Bulge
    Bio Business Battling the Bulge

    Weight-loss drugs that target newly characterized obesity-related receptors and pathways could finally offer truly effective fat control.

  4. How Gastric Bypass Can Kill Sugar Cravings
Life Technologies