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In this week's Science, a multi-institute team publishes the results of a study examining the impact of long-term spaceflight on human biology. The study compared NASA astronaut Scott Kelly — who spent nearly a year in orbit — with his twin brother Mark — a former astronaut who remained on Earth as a genetically matched control.

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