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Maria Grano (Interview English)

Professor of Histology University of Bari, Italy

Season 1, episode 74
8 min / Published

« In six months of permanence in space there is a loss of bone mass comparable to that which occurs on the ground in 10 years. In microgravity the bone reduces its mineral density and develops a condition known as osteoporosis. Understanding its causes has a dual purpose: to understand what happens to the skeleton of astronauts and what happens on the ground during aging over a much longer time »

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