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NASA Lung Experiment Looks at How Well Cells Repair Themselves in Space

Every breath a person takes inflicts minor damage to the lungs. Results from this NASA study could one day bring a better way to treat lung disease.

Published On 10/30/2017
2:13 PM EDT
Human lung scaffold pieces (0.5 mm3) can be made for use as a scaffold to support growth of bioengineered lung for research studies. | Image courtesy of Joan Nichols