How does spaceflight affect astronauts' bodies?

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We are entering a new era of space exploration enabled by commercial spaceflights. Despite the increasing number of space missions, we still do not have a clear picture of the impact of spaceflight on the human body. In this talk, we will discuss the main hazards of space exploration, what we have learnt so far, and what researchers are trying to understand relatively to gene expression alterations in the heart and brain using a novel technique called Spatial Transcriptomics.

Tid
fredag 24 september 2021 9:00 - 9:30
Plats
Online
Målgrupp
Gymnasiet och åk 9
Medverkande
Stefania Giacomello, KTH