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Early results from NASA’s study of astronaut Scott Kelly and his earthbound identical twin Mark Kelly have so far raised “no red flags” about the effects of long-term space travel on health, said scientists at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting.

Progress toward a universal flu vaccine, social and behavioral interactions among astronauts, indoor air pollution, and racial bias within the criminal justice system will be discussed at the 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, the world’s largest general scientific conference.

AAAS staff share the first time they asked questions about the world, and started to think like a scientist or an engineer.

Families are greeted by the sound of laughter and whirring robots upon arrival to Family Science Days in Texas’ Austin Convention Center.
The International Space Station has become a hub for scientific discoveries that might never have happened on Earth, said Ellen Ochoa, NASA Johnson Space Center director and a former astronaut.
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