Studying cancer, Southern Research sends bacteria to space

Research is a joint venture with Rhodium Scientific

The Antares rocket sits ready to launch. Photo from Northrop Grumman. Birmingham-based Southern Research has provided 11 bacterial strains – part of a study of an approach to fighting cancer – that are on board Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket, which launched today in Virginia. The research project is a joint venture with Rhodium Scientific, based…

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