UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association

Advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities

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  • Purpose

    Purpose

    Improving C3, uniting the domain, representing the field, creating a skilled workforce and supporting member needs.

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  • Strategy R&D Themes

    Strategy R&D Themes

    Our Space LABS research and development themes.

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  • Aims and Objectives

    Aims and Objectives

    Space LABS is advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities.

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News

Apply for funding: space ideas, community and educational - Detailed guidance - GOV.UK

Apply for funding: space ideas, community and educational - Detailed guidance - GOV.UK

Details on funding for programmes run with the space sector, academic, education and community partners

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ISS experiment will investigate how pills dissolve in space

ISS experiment will investigate how pills dissolve in space

Results could lead to better treatments up there as well as down here.

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How NASA aims to tackle medical emergencies in deep space

Currently, if an astronaut has a major medical event in space, it takes about 12 hours to get back to the Earth; A team of experts is working with NASA to determine what medical training and technology astronauts need so that they can respond to any emergency like a heart attack.

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Bioprinter to be sent to the ISS in 2018

Bioprinter to be sent to the ISS in 2018

The creation of a magnetic bioprinter will allow printing tissues and organ constructs in outer space.

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Soon Everyone Will Be Able to Read NASA-Funded Research

Soon Everyone Will Be Able to Read NASA-Funded Research

Now, the space agency is taking steps to ensure that most of the journal articles coming out of those studies will be freely available to the public.

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