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Jay Tudor, a member of Dow Chemical R&D, put part of a Luge sled through its paces in a lab in Midland, Michigan. (Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio)closemore
Jay Tudor, a member of Dow Chemical R&D, put part of a Luge sled through its paces in a lab in Midland, Michigan. (Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio)

Some scientists at Dow Chemical in Midland, Michigan, plan to spend some of their break time this month watching TV coverage of the winter Olympics in Sochi.

But they’ve got more than the usual rooting interest in one of the games more obscure sports. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Steve Carmody of Michigan Radio explains.

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