An Alarming Discovery in an Astronaut’s Bloodstream

Astronauts are more than cosmic travelers. They’re also research subjects in the careful study of what exactly outer space does to the human body. On the ground, researchers measure vitals, draw blood, swab cheeks, and more. In orbit around the Earth, the astronauts do the work themselves. Continue reading

New blood test could detect more than 20 types of cancer

A new blood test could detect more than 20 types of cancer, allowing cases to be identified and treated far earlier. Continue reading