Navigation Links
Artificial Gravity receives 2008 Life Science Book Award

The Springer book Artificial Gravity, edited by Gilles Clment and Angie Bukley, has received the 2008 Life Science Book Award from the International Academy of Astronautics. This award is given annually to recognize excellence in publication by a member of the Academy in the fields related to life science. The award will be presented at the Academy Day Honor Night on 28 September 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Artificial Gravity reviews the principle and rationale for using artificial gravity during space missions, and describes the current options proposed, including a short-radius centrifuge contained within a spacecraft. In the book, experts provide recommendations on the research needed to assess whether or not short-radius centrifuge workouts can help limit deconditioning of physiological systems.

Gilles Clment said, "I find great satisfaction in knowing that this book is acknowledged by the astronautic community. Angie and I compiled this book during our stay at Ohio University, with contributions from the members of the ESA Topical Team on Artificial Gravity and invited participants. This award is for all the contributors to this project."


Contact: Joan Robinson

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Undergrad has sweet success with invention of artificial Golgi
2. M2SYS Introduces Revolutionary Biometric Artificial Intelligence Technology to Significantly Reduce Fingerprint Software False Reject Rates
3. Yale scientists create artificial cells that boost the immune response to cancer
4. MIT solves gravity-defying bird beak mystery
5. Magnetic snakes control fluids, gravity-defying droplets, and solving a dragonfly mystery
6. Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar receives Soil Stewardship Award
7. Childrens Memorial Hospital of Chicago receives a grant from BioMarin to support adult PKU outreach
8. Engineer receives $1.5M grant for nanoparticle cancer research
9. UC Riverside bioengineer receives high honor from chemical engineers
10. Pitt receives $2.5 million to simulate and analyze brain, immune system activity
11. NJIT biomedical engineer receives NSF Career Development Award
Post Your Comments:
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider ... MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , ... multi-biometric projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can process multiple complex ... any combination of fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. ... SDK and MegaMatcher Accelerator , which ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Sweden , April 28, 2016 First ... M (139.9), up 966% compared with the first quarter of 2015 ... profit totaled SEK 589.1 M (loss: 18.8) and the operating margin ... 7.12 (loss: 0.32) Cash flow from operations was SEK ... The 2016 revenue guidance is unchanged, SEK 7,000-8,500 M. ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... Research and Markets has announced ... 2016-2020"  report to their offering.  , ,     (Logo: ... analysts forecast the global multimodal biometrics market to ... period 2016-2020.  Multimodal biometrics is being ... the healthcare, BFSI, transportation, automotive, and government for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has ... Association to serve as their official health care ... Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic training services, ... coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. "We ... Association and to bring Houston Methodist quality services ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network for electronics ... Lab . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is to bring ... designed, built and brought to market. , The Design Lab is Supplyframe’s physical ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... LONDON , June 23, 2016 ... & Hematology Review, 2016;12(1):22-8 ... Review , the peer-reviewed journal from touchONCOLOGY, ... the escalating cost of cancer care is placing ... a result of expensive biologic therapies. With the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced ... life sciences incubator to accelerate the development of new ... at QB3@953 was created to help high-potential life science ... early stage organizations - access to laboratory infrastructure. ... two "Amgen Golden Ticket" awards, providing each winner with ...
Breaking Biology Technology: