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Long-term Galactic Cosmic Ray Exposure Leads to Dementia-like Cognitive Impairments

What happens to an astronaut’s brain during a mission to Mars? Nothing good. It’s besieged by destructive particles that can forever impair cognition, according to a UC Irvine radiation oncology study appearing in the May 1 edition of Science Advances.

Read more at the University of California, Irvine website