© William Scavone
Title: Circadian Rhythms & Sleep
Author: William Scavone
Description: Illustration summarizing one of the neurological experiments conducted on STS-90, the "Neurolab" mission of the space shuttle Columbia. Depicts the anatomy of the pharynx in 1G and microgravity; illustrates study of sleep apnea in astronauts and shows an astronaut in preparation for sleep wearing the sleepnet headgear. A figure also shows a cross section of the brain and pineal gland in situ and the release of melatonin into circulation.
Keywords: Airbrush, Color, Editorial, Education, Publishing, Web, Anatomy, Medical Devices, Neuroscience, Portraits