Our picks of the latest microgravity research.
Prominent scientists named to lead ASU Biodesign Institute Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
Charles Arntzen, a researcher who discovered a method for producing an Ebola treatment in a tobacco plant, and Cheryl Nickerson, a microbiologist who discovered that mechanical cues can globally reprogram how pathogens cause disease, have been named to lead the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology as interim co-directors.
New on Nature.com: Intrinsic cardiovascular autonomic regulatory system of astronauts exposed long-term to microgravity in space: observational study
Published online on November 30, 2015 by Scientific Reports, this article by Kuniaki Otsuka, Yutaka Kubo, Mitsutoshi Hayashi, Naomune Yamamoto and Koichi Shibata (Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan), Germaine Cornelissen (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA) and Tatsuya Aiba, Satoshi Furukawa, Hiroshi Ohshima and Chiaki Mukai (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tokyo, Japan) is now available to view.