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

Robot physical therapist helps people walk again after a stroke

Robot physical therapist helps people walk again after a stroke

Artificial intelligence is helping people regain their mobility after certain neurological injuries. A robotic harness controlled by a neural network offers tailored treatment that has immediately improved their ability to walk normally.

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Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery

Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery

Traumatic injury in space has a huge potential impact on a mission. And people barely know anything about how to deal with it.

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Google Maps adds the International Space Station - BBC News

Google Maps adds the International Space Station - BBC News

The International Space Station has become the first "off planet" addition to Google Maps' Street View facility.

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Smartphone components work beautifully at nearly absolute zero

Smartphone components work beautifully at nearly absolute zero

How low can they go? Almost as low as you can go, it seems. For the first time, transistors of the sort used in computers, smartphones and other consumer devices have been tested successfully at temperatures a whisker above absolute zero.

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How NASA Uses Telemedicine to Care for Astronauts in Space

How NASA Uses Telemedicine to Care for Astronauts in Space

Since the Expedition One launch to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2001 — the first long-duration stay on the orbital construction site — NASA’s Human Health and Performance team has been developing expertise in the planning and provision of medical support to crews staying in our world’s m

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