Space & Innovation

‘Bone Glue’ Experiments on the ISS Test Possible Treatment for Osteoporosis

Astronauts can lose 2 percent of their bone mass each month, and experiments on the International Space Station are testing a method for countering bone loss in orbit — and back on Earth.

Updated On 01/16/2018 at 03:34PM EST
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Astronaut Joe Acaba works with cell cultures in the glovebox facility on board the International Space Station. | Launchpad Medical
Osteoblast cell cultures | Launchpad Medical