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Twenty mice are being sent up to the International Space Station, while others stay back on Earth so researchers can investigate how being in space affects their gut microbiomes and sleep cycles, Wired reports. Ten of the mice will stay aboard for 90 days, which it says is equivalent to nine years for people.

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