Calm your restless legs with a solution from space 09 April 2019
Calm your restless legs with a solution from space 09 April 2019 Dutch start-up company Relegs has developed a medical device for instantaneous relief of discomfort caused by Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). The breakthrough uses electrical contra stimulation to override the urge to move one’s legs. Located in ESA’s B...
Martian soil detox could lead to new medicines08 April 2019
Martian soil detox could lead to new medicines08 April 2019 Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is one of humankind’s major long-term health challenges. Now research into helping humans live on Mars could help address this looming problem.
Stargazing technology used to spot cancer08 April 2019
Stargazing technology used to spot cancer08 April 2019 An X-ray machine which uses space technology to generate crystal clear images that doctors can use to detect the early signs of cancer has been prioritised for €1.2m of funding by the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency.
Space-enabled mobile laboratory ready for medical emergencies05 April 2019 A laboratory that enables first responders to combat biological hazards and infectious diseases rapidly and safely has demonstrated its strengths during a simulated biological incident conducted in Belgium.
Nitrogen dioxide pollution mapped12 March 2019
Nitrogen dioxide pollution mapped12 March 2019 New maps that use information from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal nitrogen dioxide emission being released into the atmosphere in cities and towns across the globe.
Space behaviour19 February 2019
Space behaviour19 February 2019 Europe’s Columbus laboratory enters its eleventh year in space with steady operations, a few upgrades and several experiments in full swing.