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Drones

Drones That Supply Medicines And Blood

Want to capture images and data in remote areas? Think drones. Want some form of a delivery done? Think drones. The Indian government’s policy regulatory framework for drone usage is yet to frozen, but that has not stopped startups from looking at using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in our day-to-day lives.  Enter Redwing Aerospace, a Bengaluru-based…

Aircraft

Aircraft Delivers Donor Kidney To Surgeons

In the first-ever advancement in human medicine and aviation technology; a University of Maryland unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC); in Baltimore for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure. This successful demonstration illustrates the potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for providing…

Diagnostic Tool In Space

Space Tango To Test Diagnostic Tool In Space

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix are partnering with Space Tango; a private aerospace company that designs, builds and operates facilities on the International Space Station; to develop an easy way to test astronauts’ health in space. Hence The latest funding will allow researchers to develop a diagnostic tool a miniature syringe-like…

International Space Station

International Space Station: Multiple Regenerative Medicine

The International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory is finalizing more than a dozen payloads; for launch to the orbiting laboratory aboard SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. Many of these payloads are at improving human health on Earth; with several focused on drug development and screening. Research concepts include commercial companies leveraging microgravity to improve drug delivery…

Robotics

Space, Medicine, Robotics: Revolutionizing Industrial Design

Scientists and engineers are finding practical applications for the Japanese art form in space, medicine, robotics, architecture and more. When Anton Willis moved into his San Francisco apartment, they had a space problem: no room for his beloved kayak. He has grown up paddling the Pacific and local waters in Mendocino County. Retrieving it from…

Female Astronaut

First Female Astronaut Dies At 88

By all metrics, there was no doubt that Jerrie Cobb had the right stuff; that luminous combination of talent, experience, bravery and composure that distinguishes an astronaut from an earthbound pilot. Undergoing the same battery of tests as NASA’s original Mercury Seven astronauts; she sat in an Albuquerque lab in early 1960 as cold water…

Space Research

American Society For Gravitational And Space Research

They are to issue a Call for Abstracts for the 35th annual American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) conference. The meeting will take place 20 – 23 November 2019 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, CO. The annual ASGSR meeting provides a forum for the Life and Physical Sciences communities; to meet and…

Australian Space Agency

ASA: The Growth Of The Country’s Civilian Space Industry

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) has released a 10-year plan to guide the growth of the country’s civilian space industry. Therefore the plan lays out a number of ‘strategic space pillars’ that aim to create a competitive environment for industry; international, so leveraging bilateral and multilateral partnerships to make Australian players globally competitive; national, to bring…

Long-term spaceflight

New Insights And Portable DNA Sequencing Tools

Long-term spaceflight causes more changes to gene expression than shorter trips; especially to the immune system and DNA repair systems, according to research by Weill Cornell Medicine and NASA; investigators as part of NASA’s Twins Study; which followed the only set of identical twin astronauts for more than a year. The findings, which published April…

Aerospace Medicine Market

Aerospace Medicine Market Has Transformed Rapidly

The increasing technology and unmanned aerial vehicles have drastically changed the man-machine-interfacE; hence a shift of focus of the practice of aerospace medicine was visualized. Aerospace medicine is considering as a specialized field of medicine which is concerned with the maintenance of health; performance of aircrew in space and aviation environment. Aerospace medicine promotes the…

Astronauts

Scientists Help Parse Molecular Changes In Astronauts

A new NASA-led study comparing the biology of twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly details the range of immune; molecular stresses outer space imposes on the human body. Among the 26 institutions that collaborated with NASA to conduct the analyses, the School of Medicine led an effort to characterize; the twins at the molecular level,…

Space Medicine

Twins Study On Scott Kelly Changes The Future Of Space Medicine

Between 2015 and 2016, twins Scott and Mark Kelly lived as far apart from one another as humanly possible. Mark lived out his normal life on earth, playing golf and wandering the planet. Meanwhile, Scott spent a year aboard the International Space Station; 254 miles above Earth. Now, a suite of tests conducted on the Kelly kids,…