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Microgravity-Induced Bone Loss: Will it Limit Human Space Exploration? Michael Holick, pp. 1569-70; and Effects of Long-Term Exposure on Cancellous and Cortical Weight-Bearing Bones of Cosmonauts, Laurence Vico et al, pp. 1607-11, The Lancet, 6 May, 2000.

Staying Sane in Space, Sara Simpson, Scientific American, Mar. 2000, p. 61-2.


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