What a year in space does to a person’s body

Effects seem to include growing a little taller and the vastly reduced gravity removing much of the strength from bones and muscles — though scientists will be watching for longer-term effects

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The British space industry - on a campus in Oxford

From studying stardust to probing the origins of the solar system, to space ports and satellites, a science park in Harwell is the hub of a booming British space industry. Margareta Pagano reports