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Mutants in microgravity

Bacteria may mutate more rapidly in space and scientists theorize patterns of those mutations could help predict how pathogens become resistant to antibiotics. Such predictions could, in turn, be used to develop new drugs ...

dateMar 20, 2017 in Space Exploration
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CubeSats: Shaping possibilities in space

For more than a decade, CubeSats, or small satellites, have paved the way to low-Earth orbit for commercial companies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. These small satellites offer opportunities to ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Aladin wind probe ready for Aeolus

It has been years in the making, but one of the trickiest pieces of space technology ever developed is finally ready to join its satellite for launch by the end of next year. With this milestone, we are another step closer ...

dateAug 03, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Measure greenhouse gases from space

Space agencies examine the extent of greenhouse gases in the air via prisms and gratings in satellites. New technology now makes it possible to connect both components with each other so that they are suitable for space thus ...

dateJun 22, 2016 in Environment
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