Space Station To Welcome Rodents, Fruit Flies

HOUSTON — Waves of rodents and fruit flies will soon join the astronauts, plants, microbes and robots that populate the International Space Station, as NASA steps up efforts aboard the six-person orbiting lab to meet the life science challenges of deep-space missions spelled out by the National...

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