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Staph-free space, UF/IFAS researchers work to improve astronaut health

December 4, 2020

Staph is commonly found in the nose and on skin, but after long durations in space, may be a risk factor for serious infection Astronauts must remain healthy throughout space missions. But when the missions lengthen, more factors can make ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, International Space Station, Microbiology And Cell Science, NASA, Space, Staph

Plants in space: Gravity not needed to orient root growth, UF researchers find

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December 12, 2012

Click here for high resolution version. Caption below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Plant growth is not as dependent on gravity as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Florida. In a study published in the current ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Anna-Lisa Paul, Arabidopsis, BMC Plant Biology, Claire E. Amalfitano, Endeavour, Gravity, Horticultural Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, International Space Station, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, Plant Growth, Rob Ferl, Skewing, Space Shuttle, University Of Florida, Waving

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