On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicling this experiment from the moment the crew set foot in their habitat, communicating with them through audio diaries ...
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Breast cancer affects more American women than any other type of cancer. But the overall incidence and mortality rates don’t tell the whole story about breast cancer, leading to a large-scale study aiming to discover reasons for these significant disparities. Learn about the Breast Cancer: Race & Place research study, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!