Tuesday, 11 October 2016
"Space brain" could make manned trips to Mars rather forgettable
If getting to Mars isn't hard enough, scientists at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) say that cosmic radiation could cause astronauts on long deep space missions to develop symptoms of dementia. Rodent tests indicate that exposure to high-energy particles produce cases of "space brain" marked by long-term neurological damage, cognitive impairment, and diminished judgment.
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