Helicopters airlifted injured climbers off Mount Everest Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 18 people, even as a powerful aftershock hit the world's highest peak.
A biogas reactor that transforms human waste into energy could supply free methane to local villagers.
The risk of avalanches make the current route up the mountain too dangerous, the Nepalese government says. Continue reading →
With the help of 15 men and five yaks, Will Cruz set a gaming record at 18,000 feet.
With no muscles in our fingers or toes, how come humans are able to climb every mountain? Or, climb some of them anyway!
Astronauts and satellites provide views of the top of the world from low-earth orbit.
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.
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
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