Time Spent in Orbit May Alter Astronauts’ Genes

astronauts-spacewalk

Scientists discovered that spending long periods of time in low gravity environments might alter genes. In order to complete their experiment, researchers used magnets on Earth to simulate the weightlessness of space.

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Weight Weenie-ism

TRP 960 SL brakes

Over the past couple of days, I’ve been pondering what to do about my premium bike. I’d like to build up a mid 4-kilogram weight weenie. These bikes are somewhat different than the ones that I had previously in my dream stable of road bikes.

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