Medical Sleuthing

By Caroline J. Hanna

World War II was well under way when three researchers gathered in Red Wing, Minn., to consider a mystery that was confounding the military brass: Why were Air Force pilots passing out midflight—specifically, during high-speed airplane maneuvers and most often while quickly pulling up after dive-bombing?

This Is Only a Test

Amherst College Names Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
October 15, 2007 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Director of Media Relations