Space travel can adversely impact energy production in a cell

IMAGE: Georgetown researcher Evagelia C. Laiakis, PhD, and dozens of other scientists described recent findings about the impact of space travel on health as part of a large compendium of work… view more  Credit: Jerry Angdisen/Georgetown University WASHINGTON — Studies of both mice and humans who have traveled into space reveal that critical parts of a […]

Space travel can adversely impact energy production in a cell — ScienceDaily

Studies of both mice and humans who have traveled into space reveal that critical parts of a cell’s energy production machinery, the mitochondria, can be made dysfunctional due to changes in gravity, radiation exposure and other factors, according to investigators at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. These findings are part of an extensive research effort […]