Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space

Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space “Resveratrol treatment promotes muscle growth in diabetic or unloaded animals, by increasing insulin sensitivity and glucose uptake in the muscle fibers. This is relevant for astronauts, who are known to develop reduced insulin sensitivity during spaceflight.” Marie Mortreux, Daniela Riveros, Mary L. Bouxsein,…

Is that a Traffic Light on Mars?

  Thursday, 25 September 2014 With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what’s been missing. And it didn’t take long for one to be discovered. NASA’s Mars rover, the Curiosity, which has been exploring the planet for…

Russia wants permanent Moon base

  Sunday, 13 April 2014 While the West is busy staging coups around the world, Moscow today set out plans to conquer and colonise space, including a permanent manned moon base. Deputy premier Dmitry Rogozin said: ‘We are coming to the moon forever.’

Life DID begin on Mars – then we all travelled to Earth on a meteorite: Element crucial to the origin of life ‘would only have been available on the red planet’

Thursday, Aug 29 2013 Molybdenum mineral is thought to have been  crucial to the origin of life Material may have been available on the  surface of Mars and not on Earth This could suggest that life came to Earth  on a Martian meteorite By  Ellie Zolfagharifard PUBLISHED: 17:07 EST, 28  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 17:07…

Applicants wanted for 1 way trip to Mars

      Wednesday, 17 April 2013 Want to go to Mars? Dutch organisation Mars One says it will open applications imminently. It would be a one-way trip, and the company hopes to build a community of settlers on the planet. Uncharted waters, mountains or far away lands have always drawn explorers. History books show…

Mars has Front-Row Seat for 2014 Comet

Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), discovered in January and now inbound from the Oort Cloud, promises to put on a spectacular show in October 2014 — for the spacecraft on and around Mars. . We’re just a couple weeks away from getting decent naked-eye views of Comet PanSTARRS, and later this year we might be…

Melt water on Mars could sustain life

Contact: Andreas Johnsson andreasj@gvc.gu.se 46-031-786-2943 University of Gothenburg Near surface water has shaped the landscape of Mars. Areas of the planet’s northern and southern hemispheres have alternately thawed and frozen in recent geologic history and comprise striking similarities to the landscape of Svalbard. This suggests that water has played a more extensive role than previously…

Apocalypse and salvation strategy

Boris Pavlishev Nov 9, 2012 16:18 Moscow Time http://www.nasa.gov Life forms on Earth may fully disappear in 2,8 billion years, according to a survey conducted by British scientists earlier this year. The survey said that temperature increase depends both on solar luminosity and Earth’s orbital parameters. As for the Sun, it is predicted to become…