space biology
Opinion: On Space and Health
Opinion: On Space and Health
Didier Schmitt | Sep 24, 2013
What health and space sciences can learn from each other to boost innovation
Radiation Risk for Mars Astronauts
Radiation Risk for Mars Astronauts
Kate Yandell | Jun 3, 2013
An instrument aboard the spaceship that carried Curiosity to Mars has found that deep space travelers would face worrying levels of radiation.
Water Once Ran on Mars
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2012
The Curiosity rover discovers pebbles that were likely formed by ancient streams on the Red Planet.
Space-bound Fish
Jef Akst | Jul 31, 2012
Japanese astronauts deliver an aquarium to the International Space Station to study the effects of microgravity on marine life.
Space Rocks
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 1, 2012
Orbiting ultrasound machines are being used to diagnose and treat astronauts' kidney stones.