Strauss S.Space medicine at the NASA-JSC, Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Jul;79(7):732-3.Note:
This article, which is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue of this journal, can be accessed online without charge.
Clément G, Denise P, Reschke MF, Wood SJ.Human ocular counter-rolling and roll tilt perception during off-vertical axis rotation after spaceflight.J Vestib Res. 2007;17(5-6):209-15.Note:
Shuttle results (Detailed Supplementary Objective 499). This paper and the next three papers and nine papers in the Other section comprise an issue of this journal containing papers deriving from the Seventh Symposium on the Role of the Vestibular Organs in Space Exploration, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June 7-9, 2006.
Qiu D, Eisinger VM, Head NE, Pier GB, Yu HD.ClpXP proteases positively regulate alginate overexpression and mucoid conversion in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.Microbiology. 2008 Jul;154(Pt 7):2119-30.(PIs: N.E. Head, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; H.D. Yu)
Other papers of interest:
Heppener M.Spaceward ho! The future of humans in space.EMBO Rep. 2008 Jul;9 Suppl 1:S4-12.Note:
This paper is part of a special issue of this journal: "The Future of our Species." Topics in the issue include space exploration, disease, climate and environmental change, and human evolution, past and future.
Marenzana M, Chenu C.Sympathetic nervous system and bone adaptive response to its mechanical environment.J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Apr-Jun;8(2):111-20.Note:
From paper: "A potential role of the SNS in the adaptation of bone to mechanical signals was suggested by several studies. The first indication came from reports in bedridden patients and astronauts under gravity conditions." This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Matsnev EI, Sigaleva EE.Efficacy of histaminergic drugs in experimental motion sickness.J Vestib Res. 2007;17(5-6):313-21.
Nooij SA, Bos JE.Sickness induced by head movements after different centrifugal Gx-loads and durations.J Vestib Res. 2007;17(5-6):323-32.
Holly JE.Effect of radius versus rotation speed in artificial gravity.J Vestib Res. 2007;17(5-6):333-46.
McCollum G.Spatial symmetry groups as sensorimotor guidelines.J Vestib Res. 2007;17(5-6):347-59.
Sadovnichii VA, Soto E, Alexandrov VV, Alexandrova TB.The gravity-inertial mechanism of orientation in birds and other vertebrates.Dokl Biol Sci. 2008 Mar-Apr;419:133-5.Note:
This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Doklady Akademii Nauk 2008;419(5):712-4.
Koizumi K, Yokoyama R, Kamada M, Omori K, Ishioka N, Takeoka H, Shimazu T, Nishitani K.Reverse genetic approach to exploring genes responsible for cell-wall dynamics in supporting tissues of Arabidopsis thaliana under microgravity conditions.Biol Sci Space. 2007 Sep;21(3):48-55.Note:
This article and the following two articles describe the Cell Wall/Resist Wall experiment that was recently conducted on ISS. A preface to the three articles describes the experiment’s origin. All of the articles may be obtained online without charge.
Takaoki M.[Model animals for space experiments - Species flown in the past and candidate animals for the future experiments]Biol Sci Space. 2007 Sep;21(3):76-83. Japanese.Note:
This paper contains a table, in English, that lists experiments with animals conducted in space. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Yamashita M, Yamashita M, Saigusa M.[Stand-alone temperature / data logger for space exposure experiment]Biol Sci Space. 2007 Aug;21(2):27-31. Japanese.Note:
This article may be obtained online without charge.