Saturday, October 26, 2013

Outer Space Changes Eyes in Less Than Two Weeks

"Just 13 days in space may be enough to cause profound changes in eye structure and gene expression, report researchers from Houston Methodist, NASA Johnson Space Center, and two other institutions in the October 2013 issue of Gravitational and Space Research," reports Science Daily. "The study, which looked at how low gravity and radiation and oxidative damage impacts mice, is the first to examine eye-related gene expression and cell behavior after space flight." Read more.

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