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Bugs in Space: Genes explain why salmonella grow deadlier when freed from Earth's gravity

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1:19pm, September 26, 2007

Bacteria that flew in a space shuttle overtook their earthbound counterparts in toxicity. The finding could have implications not only for protecting astronauts from sickness as spaceflights become longer and more frequent but also for understanding bacteria on Earth.

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