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Genome Digest

By Dan Cossins | May 7, 2013

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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A Lab on Everest

By Bob Grant | April 23, 2012

Mayo Clinic researchers set up shop in the Himalayas to study the physiology of climbers attempting to scale the world's highest peak.

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Low Oxygen Saves Irradiated Brain?

By Hannah Waters | January 18, 2012

Whole brain radiation therapy costs mice some of their cognitive abilities, but treatment with low-oxygen air revives their reasoning skills.

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Summit Science

By Alison Snyder | June 20, 2011

Researchers seeking a link between vision problems and the dangerous physiological effects of hypoxia in mountain climbers are taking their work to new heights.

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