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The Subregional Bone Assessment, a NASA study of the long-term effects of microgravity on the bones of International Space Station crewmembers, showed that the astronauts lost roughly 11% of their total hipbone mass over the course of their mission, more than an elderly woman in a year. While bone mass was regained after a year on Earth, bone structure and density had not recovered. The research focused on weight bearing bones including the hip, which experiences the highest amount of bone loss during a space mission and is the site of the most fractures in the elderly.

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Chemical Analysis Tool



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Foundation Solidification



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Technologies of the Week

Methods are available for the determination of building stability in the event of an earthquake. These methods involve the development of existing shaking table technology to allow more efficient characterization of structural properties. View this technology here.

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Technology Business Briefs

IM Mobile -- World's fastest, full-functionality, single-user Data Base Management System (DBMS), with unique built-in synchronization. It is about four times faster than Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Mobile on a PDA, making the user experience completely different. Click here.

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Sound Wave Detector



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