Spacelab life sciences 1: first space laboratory dedicated to life sciences research

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NASA, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 1989

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Page 24 - Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Page 24 - Hospital and an associate professor of biochemistry in the Department of Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco.
Page 24 - A Study of the Effects of Space Travel on Mammalian Gravity Receptors.
Page 24 - Theory suggests that. in microgravity. information sent to the brain from the inner ear and other sense organs conflicts with cues anticipated from past experience in Earth's lg environment.
Page 20 - Development of effective countermeasures to bone loss in space may contribute to improved therapy or management of osteoporosis, which is characterized by gradually decreasing bone mass and strength and is the most prevalent clinical bone disorder on Earth.
Page 21 - California. uses rodents to explore the following hypothesis: in low-gravity. tension is reduced on muscles that support the body against gravity. resulting in a loss of muscle mass and an accompanying loss of muscle strength.

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