Miniaturized, Portable Sensors Monitor Metabolic Health

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36093
Published August 01, 2014 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

On Earth, gravity might weigh you down, but it also builds you up. For astronauts working in space for long durations, the weightless environment can cause a host of detrimental health effects, such as a loss of bone and muscle mass. Another side effect is cardiovascular deconditioning.