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Space: Plants #402846

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Gainesville, Florida: Dick Wilson) Research on plants that might grow well in space featured; NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) tape shown of the cargo plane called the "vomit comet" that is used to simulate weightlessness and from sealed labs used to develop space agriculture. [University of Florida Robert FERL - points out that plants get sick and suffer stress in space like people do; explains how "reporter genes" are used to pinpoint how microgravity adversely affects the plants.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Wilson, Dick

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