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May 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Everest Climbers Wear Biosensors to Help Scientists Study Disease

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As a team of climbers inches toward the summit of Mount Everest, body sensors will monitor them day and night, collecting data to help researchers understand chronic illnesses like heart disease. Members of an expedition sponsored by National Geographic and The North Face are high-altitude lab rats for a Mayo Clinic initiative that’s tracking healthy […]

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Tags: body sensors, Dr. Bryan Taylor, Everest Base Camp, Mount Everest, National Geographic, The North Face, Wired

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