Apparently the string of “sex-in-space-can-kill-you” stories that were flying around last week were incorrect, unless you plan on reproducing. According to researchers, who studied “plant sex” in zero gravity, there were “big problems in the reproduction process related to how cells communicate with each other.” While they chose not to “draw any conclusions about human sex,” it is highly possible that similar problems may crop up in the reproduction process. So, if you are in space and want to “unwind,” go for it…Just don’t plan on reproducing while you’re at it!
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