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Space Biology

In this issue, we look at life in space from several perspectives: how it began, where else it might be, and the physiological effects of space on humans and other organisms.

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Dividing we stand

Cell division is one of the most crucial processes of any living organism. Without it, complex multicellular organisms like humans couldn’t exist. In this article we explore the different stages of both mitosis and meiosis and examine why these processes are so important.

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