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Alaska Public
Fairbanks’ anti-commercial marijuana ballot measures likely to boost turnout for October electionon the ballots are likely to draw more voters to the polls in what observers sa
Alaska Public / Posted 8 hours ago
on the ballots are likely to draw more voters to the polls in what observers say will likely be a close election. University of Alaska Fairbanks political science professor Amy Lovecraft believes the two ballot propositions that will ask... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017Energy Desk – Anchorage Nikoosh Carlo began work this month in a newly created
Alaska Public / Posted 8 hours ago
Energy Desk – Anchorage Nikoosh Carlo began work this month in a newly created position: senior adviser for climate. University of Alaska students may see 10 percent tuition hike over next two years Adelyn Baxter, KTOO – Juneau University... Read more
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Alaska Public
University of Alaska students may see 10 percent tuition hike over next two yearsUA President Jim Johnsen. (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO) University of Alaska o
Alaska Public / Posted 11 hours ago
UA President Jim Johnsen. (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO) University of Alaska officials are considering a 5 percent tuition increase in each of the next two academic years. UA has seen its tuition steadily increase over the last several years,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Instead of fighting global competition, Alaska's salmon industry is (reluctantly) embracing itBy about 2000, the price had fallen to 40 cents a pound," says Gunnar Knapp, an
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 hours ago
By about 2000, the price had fallen to 40 cents a pound," says Gunnar Knapp, an economist and fisheries expert with the University of Alaska, Anchorage. That’s like going from earning $50,000 a year to $10,000. So, why on Earth did Mike... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
KXXV Waco / Posted 14 hours ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Hands Across the Bridge event aims to change stigma around addictionPark at 3 p.m. on Sept. 23 and the Recovery Costume Ball and Silent Auction at
Juneau Empire / Posted 20 hours ago
Park at 3 p.m. on Sept. 23 and the Recovery Costume Ball and Silent Auction at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center at 7 p.m. Sept. 30. • Erin Laughlin is a student journalist at the University of Alaska Southeast and can be reached at laugerin@me.c... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 hours ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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TribLIVE
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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CTV News
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
CTV News / Posted yesterday
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Plea for anchored rafts to help walrus population amid shortage of sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The US Fish and Wildlife Service... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WALB Albany
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceafter stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
after stampedes killed 64 animals on Alaska's northwest coast. Rick Steiner, an environmental consultant and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, pitched the idea two years ago. The Fish and Wildlife Service concluded... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Candidate profiles for Assembly, School Board electionin biochemistry & philosophy, 1973; M.S. from University of California Santa Cr
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
in biochemistry & philosophy, 1973; M.S. from University of California Santa Cruz in physical chemistry, 1983; Ph.D. from University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fisheries, 2005. Occupation: Environmental chemist Family: Wendy Whelan, wife; Kyle... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Criticism mounts against nondepartmental borough fundingassembly in return for their funding. The Small Business Development Center, co
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
assembly in return for their funding. The Small Business Development Center, connected to a statewide network through the University of Alaska and U.S. Small Business Administration, uses subscription services to track its clients’ success. Small... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the north is the fo
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the north is the focus of meetings in Fairbanks this week. The University of Alaska Fairbanks “Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Integration” is hosting industry... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
KC Mavericks sign forward Jordan Kwassolid team for this season and I look forward to being a part of it.” The righ
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
solid team for this season and I look forward to being a part of it.” The right-handed shooter played collegiately at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, posting career highs in points, 32, and goals, 13, as a senior in 2013-14 before receiving... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
North Korea blast lights up Alaska seismometersdetonated in a shaft more than one mile deep beneath Amchitka Island in the wes
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
detonated in a shaft more than one mile deep beneath Amchitka Island in the western Aleutians. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Study challenges theories on why third WTC building collapsedDissident 'truther' group plans to use study from University of Alaska Hijacke
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
Dissident 'truther' group plans to use study from University of Alaska Hijackers destroyed the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, by flying fully loaded 767 passenger jets into the skyscrapers. A third building in the World Trade Center complex also... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kodiak College nursing program adapts to hospital policy changeKodiak College, which is part of the University of Alaska Anchorage, will soon
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
Kodiak College, which is part of the University of Alaska Anchorage, will soon make a bachelor’s degree the go-to for aspiring nurses. In previous years, students have been able to get an associate’s degree at the college and then add classes to... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday Sep. 14, 2017clean energy. Strategic Pathways on the docket of UA Board of Regents meeting
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
clean energy. Strategic Pathways on the docket of UA Board of Regents meeting Robert Hannon, KUAC – Fairbanks The University Of Alaska Board Of Regents meets in Juneau Thursday and Friday. Today’s agenda includes an update from UA... Read more
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Alaska Public
National labs to field test microgrid tech in Cordovaus access to world-class technical resources.” Cordova will work with three na
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
us access to world-class technical resources.” Cordova will work with three national labs and several universities, along with the Alaska Center for Energy and Power at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the Alaska Village Electric Cooperat... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017climate change researchers still conflicted over UAF’s coal-fired powerplant T
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
climate change researchers still conflicted over UAF’s coal-fired powerplant Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks The University of Alaska Fairbanks is building a heat-and-power plant to replace the old facility that went into service in 1964.... Read more
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New Kerala
Media Advisory: Family Members and Technical Experts to Announce 'Bobby McIlvaine Act,' Call on Congress to Launch New 9/11 Investigation - newkerala news #271305computer simulation of World Trade Center Building 7's collapse — a study condu
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
computer simulation of World Trade Center Building 7's collapse — a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and funded by AE911Truth — to bolster its case that NIST's account of the building collapses... Read more
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The Washington Times
TRAVEL: Anchorage, Alaska, provides hiking, beer tours and culture in state’s largest citycould want, be it world-class restaurants (especially seafood), performance art
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
could want, be it world-class restaurants (especially seafood), performance arts complexes, the largest outpost of the University of Alaska, the Anchorage Symphony and, of course, hiking. I’m told the joke by those outside the state’s largest... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, Sep. 11, 2017were living. Most UA campuses see lower enrollment Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbank
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
were living. Most UA campuses see lower enrollment Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Fall enrollment is down at most University of Alaska campuses. Early numbers show the UA headcount off 4.5 percent, or over one thousand students, from last... Read more
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BC Local News
Vipers give Jags the ‘C’Lambert, Shane Kelly and Jesse Lansdell. Lambert, who is back for his 20-year-
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
Lambert, Shane Kelly and Jesse Lansdell. Lambert, who is back for his 20-year-old season after de-committing from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks, wore an 'A' last season. The Saskatoon product rang up 19 goals and compiled five... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Vipers give Jags the ‘C’Lambert, Shane Kelly and Jesse Lansdell. Lambert, who is back for his 20-year-
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 8 days ago
Lambert, Shane Kelly and Jesse Lansdell. Lambert, who is back for his 20-year-old season after de-committing from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks, wore an ‘A’ last season. The Saskatoon product rang up 19 goals and compiled five... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Single-payer health care can be a budget solutionstate spends almost $1 billion annually on health care for people, their famili
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
state spends almost $1 billion annually on health care for people, their families and retirees of all state agencies, the University of Alaska, local governments, school districts, state corporations. But like the national health care landscape,... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Longtime Habitat for Humanity board member, volunteer Bill Radtke steps downwho taught at Kenai Middle School for about a decade before retiring. Before th
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
who taught at Kenai Middle School for about a decade before retiring. Before that, he was briefly a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and taught for a number of years at schools in rural Alaska, including at Nanwalek on the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
‘Science is my life’One year after completing her degree in natural sciences at University of Alask
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
One year after completing her degree in natural sciences at University of Alaska Anchorage, Jasmine Gil stands at a crossroads. What comes next? The signpost in one direction reads medicine. Back when she started college in Sitka, she worked as a... Read more
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The Examiner
Mavericks acquire rights to Wheeling forward Jordan Kwas(2014-15, 2015-16). He has ECHL career totals of 41 goals and 63 assists for 10
The Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
(2014-15, 2015-16). He has ECHL career totals of 41 goals and 63 assists for 104 points in 198 games played. The played his collegiate hockey for the University of Alaska-Anchorage, posting career highs in points (32) and goals (13) as a... Read more
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Daily Mail
9/11 conspiracy theories persist 16 years after atrocityhas concealed — and continues to conceal — vital information about the 9/11 att
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
has concealed — and continues to conceal — vital information about the 9/11 attacks. Crucially, a team of engineers at the University of Alaska concluded this week, after two years of forensic research, that fire could not have caused the collapse... Read more
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BC Local News
BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs unveil 2017-18 rosteris the new starting netminder between the pipes, after the departure of 2016-17
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
is the new starting netminder between the pipes, after the departure of 2016-17 Bulldogs' MVP Brody Claeys to the NCAA Div. University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves program. "We have Colten Lancaster coming in as our No. 1 guy," said Hughes. "I... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs unveil 2017-18 rosteris the new starting netminder between the pipes, after the departure of 2016-17
Alberni Valley News / Posted 11 days ago
is the new starting netminder between the pipes, after the departure of 2016-17 Bulldogs’ MVP Brody Claeys to the NCAA Div. University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves program. “We have Colten Lancaster coming in as our No. 1 guy,” said Hughes. “I... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New Stuyahok teen learns 4 languages fluentlyI speak to them through text every day. It keeps the language there," said Konu
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
I speak to them through text every day. It keeps the language there," said Konukpeok. This fall, he is attending the University of Alaska Anchorage to study either small business administration or accounting. For him, learning languages is a... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Slicing a 20,000-year-old mammoth tuskthat makes the shop smell like the dentist's when you have your teeth drilled,"
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
that makes the shop smell like the dentist's when you have your teeth drilled," Pomraning said. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
As glaciers melt, scientists try to figure out how fish will respondBergstrom have been trying to solve by continuing five years of research this s
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
Bergstrom have been trying to solve by continuing five years of research this summer. The professors — Bergstrom from the University of Alaska Southeast and Beaudreau from the University of Alaska Fairbanks — have been studying marine biodiversity... Read more
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