The Last Thousand Feet on Everest: Possible Bacterial Factor

Prof. Yandell Henderson, in his article in Nature, of June 3, p. 921, emphasizes some of the difficulties facing the members of the expeditions to Mount Everest. The main handicap is the small amount of oxygen which can be breathed in per minute from such rarified air as exists at 29,000 ft. Prof. Henderson refers to my experiments on animals, which show… CONTINUE READING