NASA bioreactor gives new dimension to cell science

Dave Dooling deesqrd at advicom.net
Thu Dec 18 06:29:52 EST 1997

NASA, in concert with the biomedical community, has initiated work using
a rotating bioreactor that offers significant advances in cell culturing
technology on Earth, and thereby enabling remarkable research progress
aboard Space Shuttle, Mir, and - soon - International Space Station.

BTW, this includes cartilage growth in space studies reported recently
by Dr. Lisa Freed of MIT. The full story is at


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