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... For the full story register now for free or login below...