Conducting science experiments outside of Earth is always a problem. Now it can be much easier thanks to an unusual modular device – a new type of chip lab.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have discovered a way to improve the conduct of microbiology experiments in space. They have developed a device that can be used to activate and track the growth of bacteria Sporosarcina pasteurii for several days with minimal human involvement. Described in detail in astronautics law.
To read more, click here.