North Yorkshire firm goes out of this world with NASA study
NASA recently received assistance from a York-based diagnostics company in understanding the impacts of spaceflight on the immune systems of its astronauts.
Abingdon Health, whose manufacturing facility is based on the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC) at Sand Hutton, developed a technology which was used during a study of 23 astronauts on the International Space Station.
The 12-month study examined the effect spaceflight has on the human body’s B-cells, which help fight infection. The risk of reduced immune functio... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...