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Upward Issue 3 – the quarterly magazine of the ISS National Lab

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Upward Issue 3 – the quarterly magazine of the ISS National Lab

Explore issue 3 of Upward to learn more of the exciting research on the ISS National Lab. In this issue, Julie Robinson, Chief Scientist for the International Space Station, shares her perspective on the 2016 ISS Research and Development (R&D) Conference and the role of the newest National Lab in sustaining momentum for growing space-based research. Find out how Procter & Gamble (P&G), an innovation giant among consumer goods companies, is utilizing the unique environment of space to improve the customer experience on Earth. Learn how a new molecular biology tool onboard the ISS National Lab, called WetLab-2, is helping to transform the ISS into a state-of-the-art biological laboratory. And read about a few of the innovative new research discoveries presented at the 2016 ISS R&D Conference to see how researchers are using the ISS to study ecosystem productivity from space, the growth of fungi from Chernobyl to discover new drugs, the testing of a promising new osteoporosis drug, and an implantable nanochannel drug delivery system. Discover Upward!

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