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hypoxia

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Faulty vest valve blamed for F-22 pilots' hypoxia symptoms

Valve on pressure vests worn at high altitude caused pilots of the jet fighter to experience dizziness, disorientation, and even blackouts for years.

By July 24, 2012

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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'Dose painting': Customizing radiation treatment

By using biological data gleaned from PET imaging, researchers move closer to treating cancer with very targeted, high doses of radiation tailor-made for every single tumor.

By June 14, 2010

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Oxygen-making backpack a breath of fresh air

Out of Japan comes word of a backpack containing a battery-powered oxygen generator that can help fend off the dangers of hypoxia. The O2 Bag can be operated by remote control.

By July 24, 2008

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Shedding new light on tumors

A new material developed at the University of Virginia simplifies the imaging of low-oxygen regions of tumors associated with cancer aggressiveness.

By August 13, 2009