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    Spaceflight Wreaks Havoc on Liver Metabolism

    A group of researchers led by the University of Tsukuba investigated the effects of the space environment on liver damage and discovered that gene expression in the liver is modified by space leading to greater oxidative stress. Tsukuba, Japan—The latest findings of a series of studies on mice...
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    Cosmic Radiation Can Create Life-building Blocks From Ammonia & CO2

    Peat mentioned this in a few of his articles and the process of formation of basic amino acids from simpler chemicals is well-known. But up until now the "trigger" or "spark" of this process was not known. The study below shows that low-energy electrons from cosmic radiation can serve as that...
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    Alien Life May Have Been Found On The International Space Station (ISS)

    For some reason this news is not featured on the front page of news outlets around the world. Maybe it is too preliminary and unofficial, but if true would confirm what Peat and a host of other biologists have been saying for years - life is common around the Universe and we just don't know how...
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