Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Brain scans of Nasa astronauts reveal serious deformities

Reid, this one is for you.

From the Irish Times:

HOUSTON – Brain scans of Nasa astronauts who have returned to Earth after more than a month in space have revealed potentially serious abnormalities that could jeopardise long-term space missions.

Doctors examined 27 astronauts who had flown long-duration missions with the US space agency and found a pattern of deformities in their eyeballs, optic nerves and pituitary glands that remain unexplained.

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