Upside-down 3D-printed skin and bone, for humans to Mars09 July 2019 3D printing human tissue could help keep astronauts healthy all the way to Mars. An ESA project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples.
Radiation sensitive01 July 2019
Radiation sensitive01 July 2019 There is little known about the effects of space radiation on the human body. Astronauts cannot see or feel it, yet the high doses they are exposed to outside Earth’s cocoon pose health hazards for trips to the Moon and Mars. To help investigate and f...
Spaceship Concordia20 June 2019
Spaceship Concordia20 June 2019 Science for the benefit of space exploration does not only happen off planet. While some studies require the weightless isolation of the International Space Station, another location provides the right conditions for investigating the consequences of...
How satellites can improve the health of city dwellers10 June 2019 Most people get a health boost from exercise. But for those with heart disease or a lung condition such as asthma, exercising during periods of high urban air pollution can exacerbate rather than improve their condition.
Personalised app for safe sunbathing wins support07 June 2019 A mobile phone app that uses space tech to identify the healthiest way to sunbathe has won the industrial approval of BASF, a giant chemical company that makes the ingredients for sunscreen and many other products.