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Science in the 'Death Zone'

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Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1541-1542
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5728.1541

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A research team will scale Everest to investigate how a body copes with a lack of oxygen--and possibly learn why some patients do better than others in a respiratory crisis.