Gap Fill - Brains - Level 5


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Researchers from the University of Michigan have found that astronauts' brains change during spaceflight. It is the study to look into how the brain changes in . Researchers looked at high- MRI pictures of the brains of 26 astronauts who spent in space. Twelve of the astronauts spent two on the Space Shuttle, and 14 spent six months on the International Space Station. All of experienced increases and in the size of different of the brain. The longer an astronaut spent in space, the the size differences were.

The research produced some findings. One was that no means fluids do not drop in the body, so there is a in the brain's position inside the . The brain becomes either more or bigger. The findings could help doctors to treat problems that affect the brain's . They could treat people with problems caused by long-term bed . They could also help those who have a build-up of in the brain, which can lead to brain damage. We will understand more about how in the brain connect. The findings will also help future to Mars.

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