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A Medical Revolution Is Underway in Orbit

Using genomics and new technologies, NASA is finding the right people and giving them the right tools.<p>If you get sick here on Earth, there’s a pretty …

Medical Technology

The expert guide to space colonies

BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas Summit, on 21 October, will examine some of the most exciting and provocative developments we face in science, technology and health. In the run-up to the summit, we will offer a unique guide to some of the issues that will be discussed… starting with the notion …

Space Science

Sleeper spaceship could carry first humans to Mars in hibernation state

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.<p>They're sound asleep and will be for the extent of their six-month trip, having been …

NASA is Asking You to Help Them Sort Through Over 1.8 Million Photos from Its Archives

NASA needs our help. Unfortunately it doesn’t involve leaving the Earth’s atmosphere or otherwise experiencing space as astronauts do. It does …

Astronauts' sleep deficiency in space could affect performance

Imagine hurtling through space at over 17,000 miles per hour in a space shuttle, the Earth shimmering below you. Would you be able to sleep? …

Space Exploration

Astro-Omics | A Report on Personalized Space Medicine

What Does NASA Do? NASA’s vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind. To do …

Medicine

Space Medicine

Space Medicine is a branch of medicine born in the 1950s to support human space exploration. At first it dealt with the immediate impacts of …

Space Exploration

Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space

Dr. Kevin Fong works on "the edges" of medicine — researching how humans survive extremes of heat, cold, trauma, outer space and deep sea. "We're still exploring the human body and what medicine can do in the same way that the great explorers of the 20th century and every age before them explored …

UAH nursing conference to feature William Tarver, President of the Space Medicine Association

HUNTSVILLE, Ala, <b>(August 11, 2014)</b> - William J. Tarver will be the keynote speaker for The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of …

Space Exploration

Inspiring the next generation of space medicine experts

4 March 2014<p>Once a year, Europe’s experts in space medicine and astronaut medical support share their knowledge with future space medicine …

Space Exploration