Microgravity and radiation: Astronauts headed to Mars will face many health challenges

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(Natural News) A recent study from researchers of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) discovered that microgravity, a condition where people or objects appear to be weightless, causes muscle and bone loss. This may pose a risk for astronauts who will be traveling to other celestial bodies such as the moon and Mars, especially for long periods of time. While…

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