White Blood Cells are Affected by Spaceflight

Illustration of white blood cell. Credit: Shutterstock/SpaceQ.

International Space Station astronauts show temporary effects in their white blood cells during long-duration missions, but more study is required to understand the extent.

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About Elizabeth Howell

Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.