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And you think you’ve had a bad head cold …



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And you think you’ve had a bad head cold …
Getting sick in space is no joke. Youre stuck, surrounded by the most advanced equipment in the world, most of which is useless if you need a medicine you didnt think to bring.
Even taking a pill has its problems as the constant radiation breaks them down.
Professor Volker Hessel is a researcher at the University of Adelaide who has sent medicine up to the International Space Station (ISS) to test how pills survive in space.
The plan is to understand…

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