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Fruit fly study reveals the effects of microgravity on the heart – News-Medical.net

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that fruit flies that spent several weeks on the International Space Station (ISS)—about…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 25 2020
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that fruit flies that spent several weeks on the International Space Station (ISS)about half of their livesexperienced profound structural and biochemical changes to their hearts. The study, published today in Cell Reports, suggests that astronauts who spend a lengthy amount of time in spacewhich would be required for formation of a moon colony or travel to distant Marscould…

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