Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved
Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved
NASA’s vegetable production system, known as Veggie, may help pave the way for more sophisticated systems that could supplement astronauts’ diets during long trips to space.
Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved
Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved

NASA’s vegetable production system, known as Veggie, may help pave the way for more sophisticated systems that could supplement astronauts’ diets during long trips to space.

NASA’s vegetable production system, known as Veggie, may help pave the way for more sophisticated systems that could supplement astronauts’ diets during long trips to space.

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Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Ashley Yeager | Nov 21, 2019
A clinical trial is underway to see if suspended animation, in which the body is cooled to 10–15 °Celsius, could slow patients’ decline and give doctors time to operate.
Spaceflight Alters Genes of Human Stem Cell–Derived Heart Cells
Spaceflight Alters Genes of Human Stem Cell–Derived Heart Cells
Emily Makowski | Nov 7, 2019
Cardiomyocytes made from iPSCs aboard the International Space Station had upregulated mitochondrial functioning.
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Kerry Grens | Apr 11, 2019
Scott Kelly’s physiology, gene activity, and mental performance changed after time aboard the International Space Station, but mostly returned to normal once back on Earth.
Kate Rubins Was the First to Sequence DNA in Space
Kate Rubins Was the First to Sequence DNA in Space
Aggie Mika | Aug 31, 2017
The virologist turned NASA astronaut pioneered DNA sequencing in space and conducted experiments in microgravity.