Water fleas prepare for Space voyage

ReutersPublished: January 26, 20151,656 views
Published: January 26, 2015

Scientists are preparing a group of water fleas for a unique voyage into space. The aquatic crustaceans, known as Daphnia, can be used as a miniature model for biomedical research, and their reproductive and swimming behaviour will be tested for signs of stress while on board the International Space Station. Jim Drury went to meet the team. Credit to Reuters.

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