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Fossil Fuels and the Carbon Cycle

Author(s): David R. Caprette, PhD
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Eating In space: Does Nutrition Matter?

Hello, I’m Joanne Lupton, Professor of Nutrition at Texas A&M University and Team Leader for Nutrition and Physical Fitness at the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI. Long duration space flight poses a number of important challenges to human physiological systems. This presentation focuses on how nutrition and exercise can be used as countermeasures to some of the more critical risks. It also emphasizes the importance of optimal nutrition and physical fitness to health, both in space and on earth.


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932


Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education