Astronauts’ blood shows signs of DNA mutations from spaceflight

Astronauts’ most cancers danger requires cautious monitoring, concludes a examine that saved spaceflight blood for 20 years. All fourteen astronauts within the examine, from NASA’s area shuttle program, had DNA mutations in hematopoietic stem cells, a Nature Communications Biology examine (opens in a brand new tab) August 31 concluded. The mutations, whereas unusually excessive given … Read more