altitude sickness

Science With A Little Altitude

August 09, 2017
23andMe scientist collects data while trekking to Everest base camp to record in real time the impact of altitude on the human body. With enough data from people it may be possible to see why some of us do better than others at higher elevations.
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Yakking about Yaks

August 15, 2012
You may not think very much about yaks, but Tibetans do. The domestic yak is crucial for their survival on the harsh Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The yak provides meat, milk and,...
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