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Spending extended time in space can also be dangerous. Besides the inevitable meteor showers and hostile aliens, astronauts also have to contend with things that are harder to defend against, like slowly losing bone mass. A new elastic jumpsuit may be able to help astronauts stay healthy, and keep them looking like superheroes while doing it.
Lots of gadgets promise to help you get fit, but here's one that'll tell you if those gadgets are actually working. Over the course of the day, the KiFit armband counts the calories you burn and measures your sleep patterns — essentially telling you how healthy you're living.