What can NASAs twin study results actually tell us?

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The next step is to figure out which changes can be attributed to spaceflight and which are just normal consequences of ageing.

NASA to conduct unprecedented twin experiment

Posted in Medicine on 16th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home.