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Cosmic Radiation

A major problem with the idea of manned missions to Mars is radiation during the flight. Scientists are now looking for genes that make humans less sensitive to radiation.

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Researchers in Cologne use a specially made dummy to measure its impact on our organs. Physicists in Darmstadt examine what effects this radiation has on human body cells and whether genes exists that make cells resistant to rays.