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Mice embryos successfully grown in space, a promising milestone for human space exploration

Most of the recent news about the International Space Station (ISS) hasn’t been very positive recently, from Russian cosmonauts dodging a cooling leak during a space walk to NASA’s ongoing plan to crash the ISS into the ocean (which will largely benefit private space exploration companies). Yet in a major leap forward for biological sciences, a new study in the journal iSciences¬†reveals that humans were able to successfully culture mouse embryos while aboard the ISS....

Originally posted on salon.com