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Most Mt. Everest Deaths Occur Near Summit During Descent

...chers because high-altitude pulmonary edema is involved in most high-altitude-related deaths. "We were also surprised at how few people died due to avalanches and ice falls in recent years... and that during descents, the mortality rate for climbers was six times that of sherpas," study leader Dr. Paul Firth...

Lady Doctor from Nepal to Help Katrina victims

... Dr Luanne Freer normally treats mountaineers caught in avalanches and slipped in crevasses. She heads the Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic in Nepal, has now offered to cope with a new emergency// - the aftermath of H...
avalanches in Biological News

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...GL035880, 2008; http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GL035880 8. Martian avalanches analyzed The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE), on NA... of the polar scarp in various ways. Title: Seasonally active frost-dust avalanches on a north polar scarp of Mars captured by HiRISE Authors: Patrick Russe...

To improve forecasting earthquakes, NJIT mathematician studies grains

... A new and better way to predict earthquakes and avalanches may soon be available to forecasters thanks to mat...ssure a building to topple. Both earthquakes and avalanches involve similar materials and reactions. ...to Kondic, the research applies to earthquakes and avalanches because when tectonic plates move, they can cause ...

Ants and avalanches: Insects on coffee plants follow widespread natural tendency

...ture paper's authors. "What they find is that most avalanches involve one or two sand grains, and relatively few avalanches involve hundreds of sand grains." Such a pattern--...hat exhibit self-organized criticality. What do avalanches have to do with ants" Vandermeer and co-author Ive...
avalanches in Biological Technology

Explosives at the microscopic scale produce shocking results

...ives in World War II to slow the advance of supplies or enemy forces. In modern times, patrollers use explosives at ski resorts to purposely create avalanches so the runs are safer when skiers arrive. Other than creating the desired effect (a destroyed bridge or avalanche), the users didnt exactly know th...
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