space biology


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space biology

n.
The scientific study of how conditions during space flight and in the extraterrestrial environment, especially in reduced gravity, affect living organisms.
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The Space Biology Program is managed by the Space Life and Physical Sciences Division in NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate at the agency's headquarters in Washington.
Cryopreservation by vitrification needs to be carefully followed so that significant new developments are quickly recognized and appreciated for what they are worth vis-a-vis their potential for incorporation into management schemes for Space biology cell culture experiments.
The NRA also focuses on ground-based research designed to lead to new space biology investigations aboard the orbiting laboratory.
The proposals were in response to the research announcement "Research Opportunities in Space Biology.
NASA's Space Biology Program will fund the proposals to investigate how cells, plants and animals respond to microgravity.
He has written more than 30 book chapters and scientific articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals, is the author of more than 40 technical articles and abstracts and has provided many invited scientific talks on plant signaling and plant space biology.
The NCSBT develops wearable human physiologic monitoring systems and advanced autonomous instrumentation for space biology research.