Ten years and still going strong for Microgravity Science Glovebox23 August 2012 Designing and operating equipment in space is an achievement in itself, but ESA’s Microgravity Science Glovebox has been working for ten years on the International Space Station.
Vecmap tracks the Asian bush mosquito16 August 2012
Vecmap tracks the Asian bush mosquito16 August 2012 Under the watchful eye of ESA’s Vecmap initiative, the Asian bush mosquito is about to get bitten in Belgium. First observed in Belgium in 2002, the Asian bush mosquito can spread viruses such as Chikungunya, Dengue, and West Nile.
Space bugs for blood testing – and more16 August 2012
Space bugs for blood testing – and more16 August 2012 Thanks to ideas of putting swarms of tiny robot bugs to work on a future space station, patients being medicated for blood clots may soon get a simple, home-use testing kit, here on Earth.
Keeping immune cells alive and kicking08 May 2012
Keeping immune cells alive and kicking08 May 2012 New results from research on the International Space Station are offering clues on why astronauts’ immune systems don’t work as well in space. The findings may benefit the elderly on Earth.