Space Life Sciences

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Canadian Space Agency
Link to information about space life sciences – discovering the changes and adaptations of human physiology in the weightlessness of space.
Canadian Space Agency
Find out how scientists are working to understand the laws of physics and chemistry by use of the weightlessness of space in order to research topics such as fluid physics, crystal growth, ceramics, composite materials and biotechnology.
Canadian Space Agency
Learn about three experiments in space that study bone degeneration and possible cures for osteoporosis.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Tomatosphere is a research project that will involve about 13,000 Canadian classrooms this year. In 2011, students will have the opportunity to grow tomatoes from two sets of seeds. One set will be seeds which have been exposed to a simulated space environment and the other set will be the control group.
Canadian Space Agency
Learn about the Torso Rotation Experiment, which was conducted to understand how and why approximately 50% of astronauts suffer motion sickness at the beginning of space flights.
Canadian Space Agency
The scientific community's most popular worm is helping Canadian researchers document the radiation risks that astronauts will face on a trip to Mars.