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

Astronauts 3D Print the First Medical Supplies in Space, Which Can Also Teach Us More About Healthcare on Earth

Astronauts 3D Print the First Medical Supplies in Space, Which Can Also Teach Us More About Healthcare on Earth

Earlier this month, we told you about Dr. Julielynn Wong, a medical doctor, scientist, and the founder of social enterprise 3D4MD, and her ongoing project to 3D print medical tools in space.

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We Now Know Why Astronauts Get Eye Damage — And How To Fix It

We Now Know Why Astronauts Get Eye Damage — And How To Fix It

Cancer survivors flew in zero gravity so others could go to Mars one day

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Fish Are Having a Real Hard Time in Space

Fish Are Having a Real Hard Time in Space

Fish traveling aboard the ISS in 2014 experienced a near-immediate reduction in bone density upon encountering the microgravity environment of orbit. This is according to research published recently in Scientific Reports by a team of biologists at Tokyo Institute of Technology

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Using Microgravity to Understand How Bacteria Can Cause Disease

Using Microgravity to Understand How Bacteria Can Cause Disease

Various studies have shown the utility of spaceflight research in understanding the world we live in, and the unforeseen advances that can be made by utilizing space technology in biological research

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Hungary, ESA’s Newest Member, Joins Technology Transfer Programme

Hungary, ESA’s Newest Member, Joins Technology Transfer Programme

Hungary is now the 16th country to join the agency’s Technology Transfer Program, which explores ways to spin off space technology for terrestrial applications

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