Moore GS, Wong SC, Darquenne C, Neuman TS, West JB, Prisk GK.Ventilation-perfusion inequality in the human lung is not increased following no-decompression-stop hyperbaric exposure.Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print](PIs: J.B. West, G.K. Prisk)Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Vora T, Hottes AK, Tavazoie S.Protein occupancy landscape of a bacterial genome.Mol Cell. 2009 Jul 31;35(2):247-53.(PI: T. Vora, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)
Massa GD, Kim HH, Wheeler RM, Mitchell CA.Plant productivity in response to LED lighting.Hortscience. 2008 Dec;43(7):1951-6.(PI: C.A. Mitchell/NSCORT)Note: This paper is part of a special "Workshop" section on the use of LEDs in plant growth. The section is introduced by Ray Wheeler of NASA KSC. The cover of the journal includes some photographs taken at KSC.
Utz JC, Nelson S, O'Toole BJ, van Breukelen F.Bone strength is maintained after 8 months of inactivity in hibernating golden-mantled ground squirrels, Spermophilus lateralis.J Exp Biol. 2009 Sep;212(Pt 17):2746-52.Note: An "Inside JEB" comment on this article, available without charge, includes a cartoon of two squirrels (open the pdf for a larger view).
Hu S, Zhou P, Jiang S, He M, Fu Q, Yang J, Gao X.[Effect of a Chinese herbal prescription on femur calcium deposition in rats under simulated weightlessness: By using 41Ca tracing-accelerator mass spectrometry analysis]Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2009 May;34(9):1129-32. Chinese.
Xie Y, Zhang H, Hao JF, Qiu R.Effect of N-acetylcysteine on (12)C(6+) ion irradiation-induced lymphocytes DNA damages and immunity changes in mice.J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2009 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Laukova A, Michlovicova G.Enterococci isolated from Japanese quails exposed to microgravity conditions and stability of their properties.Acta Vet Brno. 2009 Jun;78(2):253-8.Note: The analyzed bacteria were isolated 18 years ago from quails flown on Mir in 1990 and stored freeze-dried since then. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Russell AP, Higham TE.A new angle on clinging in geckos: Incline, not substrate, triggers the deployment of the adhesive system.Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]Note: Gravity plays a role.