Short Wave: Micro Wave - Mighty Mice, Drugs And Hopes For Space Voyagers

NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton gives us an update on those mighty mice that went into space this past winter.

The results could have big implications for the future of space travel.

Check out the study to learn more about the results.

Also, since it’s a Micro Wave, we hear some listener mail from you! Which you can always send us by emailing

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Geoff Brumfiel and fact-checked by Ariela Zebede.


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