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2010-08-25 09:30:00

What does it feel like to return to Earth after a long stay in space? Until now, it has been difficult during astronaut training to realistically simulate the dizzying effects the human body can experience. Dr. Steven Moore leads a research group that has developed a Galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) system that safely induces the sensory and mobility disturbances commonly experienced by astronauts after returning to Earth's gravity, making it an excellent operational training tool. When...

2010-08-24 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What does it feel like to return to Earth after a long stay in space? Until now, it has been difficult during astronaut training to realistically simulate the dizzying effects the human body can experience. Dr. Steven Moore leads a research group that has developed a Galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) system that safely induces the sensory and mobility disturbances commonly experienced by astronauts after returning to Earth's gravity, making...

2009-05-18 11:52:00

Study Shows 90 Percent of People Have It, New Malady Can Be Cured WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The symptoms often go undetected. They are mistaken for other, less serious ailments. But thanks to a new initiative conducted by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), more people are getting treatment for their Guilty Vacation Syndrome (GVS). They are learning to embrace vacation -- with no second-guessing, stress or guilt. According to a recent survey conducted on...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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