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Drugmakers are drawn to Japan's laboratory in space

Weightlessness an advantage in quest to find causes of diseases

Japan's Kibo lab on the International Space Station is being used for pharmaceutical-related experiments.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Drugmakers are starting to see space as a place to make serious breakthroughs, and Japan's space agency is positioning itself as an important -- and affordable -- facilitator for the research.

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