News From Space For Osteoporosis Patients On Earth: Resistance Is Not Futile

Monday, March 30, 2009 - 09:28 in Biology & Nature

Results of a space experiment have yielded a giant leap for science that could translate into an important step for mankind in the ongoing battle against osteoporosis. In the report, a team of Italian scientists show for the first time that a lack of resistance (i.e., gravity) activates bone-destroying cells.

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