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Scientist-astronaut sends T-cells into space
A former astronaut
and researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center will be traveling to the Cosmodrome space-launch site at Baikonur, Kazakhstan, this Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, to prepare a crucial experiment designed to demonstrate how human immune response is su...
Microscopic passengers to hitch ride on space shuttle
...food, have been identified as potential threats to astronaut
health based on previous spaceflight missions. Microorganisms also are major causes of human illness on Earth, according to Nickerson. Prior studies have indicated that spaceflight weakens the human immune system and that some microbes become more ...