Latest Deinococcus radiodurans Stories
By Maria Callier An Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded scientist has identified manganese complexes in the bacterium Deinococcus radioduran that resists the damaging effects of radiation.
In Star Wars and Star Trek movies, people travel between planets and galaxies with ease. But our future in space is far from assured. It doesn't seem possible that the human body could withstand extended exposure to the harsh radiation of outer space.
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