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“Mount Everest”

May 8, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
Apr 24, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Sherpa guides have performed extraordinary climbing feats from the first conquering of Everest to present day.
Apr 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
Apr 23, 2014 01:45 PM ET // AFP
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
Apr 22, 2014 02:31 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
Apr 18, 2014 07:58 AM ET // AFP
The Nepalese guides were preparing routes for commercial climbers when an avalanche hit them out of the blue.
Mar 17, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The move would help ease congestion on the mountain.
Dec 12, 2013 04:56 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A new test can identify whether you'll suffer acute mountain sickness.
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