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Fossil Fuels and the Carbon Cycle

Author(s): David R. Caprette, PhD
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Applications to Earth: Colon Cancer

As mentioned before, colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States today. A diet intervention to protect against its development should work equally well on Earth as in space. Also, certain groups, such as radiation workers, those undergoing radiation treatment for colon cancer, and individuals genetically predisposed to colon cancer, who are at higher risk for this cancer could benefit both from the diet discussed here, and from the non-invasive early detection of this disease.


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