Life Sciences in Space Research

(The H4-Index of Life Sciences in Space Research is 13. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Investigation of shielding material properties for effective space radiation protection44
Regenerative water purification for space applications: Needs, challenges, and technologies towards 'closing the loop'33
Limnospira indica PCC8005 growth in photobioreactor: model and simulation of the ISS and ground experiments28
EcAMSat spaceflight measurements of the role of σs in antibiotic resistance of stationary phase Escherichia coli in microgravity24
A review of astronaut mental health in manned missions: Potential interventions for cognitive and mental health challenges24
High density long-term cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris SAG 211-12 in a novel microgravity-capable membrane raceway photobioreactor for future bioregenerative life support in SPACE19
Assessment of the probability of microbial contamination for sample return from Martian moons II: The fate of microbes on Martian moons19
Plant biology for space exploration – Building on the past, preparing for the future17
Applicability of composite materials for space radiation shielding of spacecraft17
Biology and crop production in Space environments: Challenges and opportunities17
Effect of simulated microgravity and ionizing radiation on expression profiles of miRNA, lncRNA, and mRNA in human lymphoblastoid cells15
Review of research into bioregenerative life support system(s) which can support humans living in space14
A proposed change to astronaut exposures limits is a giant leap backwards for radiation protection14
Beyond planetary protection: What is planetary sustainability and what are its implications for space research?13
The effects of microgravity on the digestive system and the new insights it brings to the life sciences13
Predictions of cognitive detriments from galactic cosmic ray exposures to astronauts on exploration missions13
Heavy ion space radiation triggers ongoing DNA base damage by downregulating DNA repair pathways13
Assessment of the probability of microbial contamination for sample return from Martian moons I: Departure of microbes from Martian surface13
Synergistic effects of edible plants with light environment on the emotion and sleep of humans in long-duration isolated environment13
Lignocellulose degradation, biogas production and characteristics of the microbial community in solid-state anaerobic digestion of wheat straw waste13