space medicine

How Would We Do Surgery in Space?

Any mission to Mars requires deeper planning than missions to the ISS or the Moon. Based purely on the length…

3 months ago

Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

A team of Australian researchers have found evidence that microgravity can disrupt the spread of cancer cells, which could lead…

10 months ago

New Ideas to Reduce Muscle Loss During Spaceflight

One of the obstacles to long space missions is the muscle loss that astronauts suffer from. It's called atrophy, and…

1 year ago

Gender Generates Biological Challenges For Long Duration Spaceflight

Women are more susceptible to harmful changes in their microbiome during space travel. Understanding those changes will allow female astronauts…

4 years ago

Doctor Who? Astronauts Need To Figure Out Medical Procedures Before Leaving Earth

Should an astronaut get sick on the International Space Station, that could be a bad scene given the nearest hospital…

7 years ago