Collateral damage from cosmic rays increases cancer risks for Mars astronauts. New predictive model, published in Scientific Reports, shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy 'bystander' cells, effectively doubling cancer riskI think one of the first facilities that would need to be set up in a Mars colony would be a nursing home with palliative care.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Go to Mars and die
Yet more research indicating that travelling to Mars is very risky business for astronaut's health.