Getting sick in space is no picnic. So scientists are sending bugs to the International Space Station, hoping to better predict some of the physical challenges that may befall astronauts when NASA eventually sends the first human mission to Mars. …read more

Source: Science News


Amy Standen

Back before the Internet existed, Amy became hooked on radio while traveling through India with only a shortwave and the BBC connecting her to the outside world. After returning to the States, she learned to cut tape interning for a Latin American news show at WBAI in New York, before taking her first radio job as a producer for Pulse of the Planet. Since then, Amy has been an editor at, the editor of Terrain Magazine, and has produced for All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Living on Earth, Philosophy Talk, and other shows. She’s also a founding editor of Meatpaper Magazine.

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