Read More:
Space-Raised Flies Show Weakened Immunity to Fungus
http://news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=10811
"Venturing into space might be a bold adventure, but it may not be good for your immune system."

The Wonderful Fruit Fly
http://www.unc.edu/depts/our/hhmi/hhmi-ft_learning_modules/fruitflymodule/
"You know those annoying little bugs that like to get in your fruit if you leave it on the counter? Well they're called Drosophila melanogaster (or just fruit flies) and they've been used to study genetics for over 100 years."

Toll Mediated Infection Response Is Altered by Gravity and Spaceflight in Drosophila
http://www.plosone.org/article/fetchObject.action?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0086485&representation=PDF
"Space travel presents unlimited opportunities for exploration and discovery, but requires better understanding of the biological consequences of long-term exposure to spaceflight."

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Why We Sent Jellyfish to Space
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-650-space-jellyfish
TestTube Wild Card
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-231-how-too-many-screens-affect-our-brain?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC
Sexy Time in Space
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-635-space-sex-pregnancy

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