health

Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts: Study

How does microgravity affect your health? One of the chief concerns of NASA astronauts these days is changes to eyesight.…

8 years ago

Why Is Balancing So Hard After Spaceflights? Astronaut Posture Could Hold Clues

OTTAWA, CANADA - Astronauts appear to hold their heads more rigidly in relation to their trunks after returning to Earth…

9 years ago

New Study Shows Cosmic Rays Could Cause Alzheimer’s

Humans explore Mars in "Distant Shores," an illustration by NASA artist Pat Rawlins Cosmic rays from deep space could pose…

9 years ago

The Moon Is Toxic

As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans…

10 years ago

How Plasma Technology From Space Will Save Our Lives

[/caption] It might sound obvious to anyone who's ever played a video game in the past thirty years, but plasma…

10 years ago

Space Travel Is Bad For Your Eyes

Microgravity -- or "zero-g" as it's sometimes called -- is not a natural state for the human body to live…

10 years ago