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National Research Council. “Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration: Report of a Workshop.” Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2006. doi:10.17226/11760.

NASA Facts “Understanding Space Radiation”

Cucinotta, Francis A., and Marco Durante. "Cancer risk from exposure to galactic cosmic rays: implications for space exploration by human beings."The lancet oncology 7.5 (2006): 431-435.

Crucian, Brian, et al. "Alterations in adaptive immunity persist during long-duration spaceflight." npj Microgravity 1 (2015).

Durante, Marco, K. George, and F. A. Cucinotta. "Chromosomes lacking telomeres are present in the progeny of human lymphocytes exposed to heavy ions." Radiation research 165.1 (2006): 51-58.

Smith, Scott M., et al. "Benefits for bone from resistance exercise and nutrition in long‐duration spaceflight: evidence from biochemistry and densitometry." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 27.9 (2012): 1896-1906.

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