NASA Spaceline 2 June 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
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Ochia RS, Cavanagh PR.Reliability of surface EMG measurements over 12 hours.J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2006 May 22; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: P.R. Cavanagh)Note:
Relevance to space flight studies is described. The paper includes a drawing of the Lower Extremity Monitoring Suit (LEMS).
Moussa HM, Eckerman KF, Townsend LW.Charged particle equilibrium effects on the electron absorbed fraction in the extrathoracic airways.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Apr 7; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: L.W. Townsend)
Hall EJ.The inaugural Frank Ellis Lecture--Iatrogenic cancer: the impact of intensity-modulated radiotherapy.Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2006 May;18(4):277-82.(HSR&T PI: E.J. Hall)
Pauley S, Lai E, Fritzsch B.Foxg1 is required for morphogenesis and histogenesis of the mammalian inner ear.Dev Dyn. 2006 May 11; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: B. Fritzsch)
Reitz G, Berger T.The MATROSHKA facility?dose determination during an EVA.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Apr 27; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
This facility, an anthropomorphic phantom to measure radiation, was placed on the ISS in 2004. The paper includes an overview of phantom experiments in space.
Feinendegen LE, Neumann RD.Physics must join with biology in better assessing risk from low-dose irradiation.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005;117(4):346-56. Epub 2005 Oct 21.
Dang B, Li W, Wang J.Comparison doses of secondary neutron with the heavy ions in a 75-MeV/n heavy ion beam.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005;117(4):369-72. Epub 2005 Jul 26.
Olmos E, Kiddle G, Pellny TK, Kumar S, Foyer CH.Modulation of plant morphology, root architecture, and cell structure by low vitamin C in Arabidopsis thaliana.J Exp Bot. 2006 May 23; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
Mutants low in ascorbic acid show a loss in the response of roots to gravity.
Menezes NL.Rhizophores in Rhizophora mangle L: an alternative interpretation of so-called ''aerial roots''.An Acad Bras Cienc. 2006 Jun;78(2):213-26. Epub 2006 May 11.Note:
Gravitropic characteristics of these ?aerial roots? are discussed. This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Davies SE, Mackinnon SN.The energetics of walking on sand and grass at various speeds.Ergonomics. 2006 Jun 10;49(7):651-60.