EARTH OBSERVATION
stars 3 backgroundSatellite Sandwich Technique Improves Analysis of Geographical Data
Cincinnati OH (SPX) Apr 10, 2013 – For the sandwich, you want rich and sweet flavors, blended into a smooth, creamy texture – and you want it all in one convenient package. That’s similar to how you want the satellite data, and Bo Yang, a University of Cincinnati graduate student in geography, has a formula for crafting a deeply informative and easily utilized satellite sandwich. He’ll present his research, “Spatiotemporal … more

SPACE MEDICINE
Exposure to space radiation reduces ability of intestinal cells to destroy oncoprotein
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 10, 2013 – Two studies funded by NASA and presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 help explain why space radiation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in humans. The researchers, from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that cosmic radiation impairs the ability of cells in the intestines of mice to eliminate oncogenic proteins, thus substantially increasing development of … more