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Space's Microgravity Could Accelerate Cardiovascular Disease Among Astronauts

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 21:16

The pressure that gravity exerts on the human body could be more beneficial than we expected, as a new study found that astronauts in the International Space Station could see the onset of cardiovascular disease sooner.

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NASA Will Pay You $5,000 A Month To Stay In Bed

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 23:20

NASA's Bed Rest Study pays participants $5,000 a month to remain horizontal in an effort to study the effects of microgravity.

Mars Had Oxygen-Rich Atmosphere 4,000M Years Ago

Oxygen Once Flowed Freely On Mars, NASA Rover Discovers As Search For Water Continues

By | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 13:01

Several billion years ago, the atmosphere of Mars contained an oxygen-rich mixture.

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Space Sex: Plant Study Suggests Reproduction in Zero Gravity Is Dangerous

By | Thu, 03/14/2013 - 20:58

Sexual reproduction in low gravity is harmful for growing plants– is interstellar human reproduction a no-go?

Astronaut Ed White became the first American to walk in space on June 3, 1965.

Space Travel Adds Inches to Astronauts' Height

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 18:36

If you ever wanted to be slightly taller, maybe you should think about going into space.

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Space Travel May Accelerate Alzheimer's Disease

By | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 13:55

Researchers have found that space travel may speed up the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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Nearby 'Super-earth' May Be Habitable, but Skepticism Remains

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20

Scientists believe that they have found a planet in a nearby constellation that can have liquid water, thus making it able to support life.