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WBUR: Space mice to test bone drugs

Thursday’s Radio Boston had a nice interview with a local osteoporosis researcher. She’s sending mice up in the shuttle to test out a new treatment.

Mary Bouxsein is a scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and has the honor of having an experiment on board Atlantis’s last flight. But Bouxsein’s experiment isn’t into the stars above, it’s into the bones — in us.

Click here to listen.

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