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Anesthesized fruit flies are seen through a microscope at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Fruit flies will be sent into space this year to study how environments with little gravity affect the human cardiovascular system. Liz Hafalia/Chronicle photo
Principal investigator Sharmila Bhattacharya talks with postdoctoral fellow Ravikumar Hosamani in the Biomodel Performance Laboratory at the NASA Ames Research Center. Liz Hafalia/Chronicle photo
In a past experiment studying immune changes in space flight, a hundred fruit flies were sent in several of these cases from NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Fruit flies will be sent into space this year to study how environments with little gravity affect the human cardiovascular system. Liz Hafalia/Chronicle photo
Technician William Wade cultures bacteria to study immune defense in fruit flies at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Liz Hafalia/Chronicle photo

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