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78-year-old sets age record summiting Mount McKinley

...summit was 76-year-old Japanese climber Michio Kumamoto, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Choate, a retired biology professor, first climbed the mountain in 1963 and he returned in 1983, 1993, 2003 and this year, reaching the summit in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-11/78-year-old-sets-age-record-summiting-m
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Newman brothers remembered at UAS

...thinker and a beautiful writer."I had him in both a large and small class, and he stood out in both of them," Biology professor David Tallmon said of Casey. "He just had a great zest for life and he was a really engaged student, and he's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-30/newman-brothers-remembered-uas
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Alaska Natives seek explanation for recent rise in cancer rates

...sickness among Alaska Natives. "There is a gap between science and public opinion," said Augustine Arukwe, a biology professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. But he said word-of-mouth isn't enough to prove a real...

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AlaskaDigest

...Kenai City Dock to get a glimpse of the infrequent visitor. "It's a neat experience," said David Wartinbee, a biology professor at Kenai Peninsula College and an avid birder. "I didn't even know what it was at first. I had to go and look...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071103/sta_akdigest.shtml
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Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...report. The liability limit for IMC Group is about $24 million, the report said. Rick Steiner, a conservation biology professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said he believes the report proves that many safety concerns still exist...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/sta_20050714014.shtml
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Northwest Digest

...boosting the incidence of massive wildfires. The U.S. Forest Service paid Williams and Ian Robertson, a BSU biology professor, $70,000 to put their beetles on "flymills." It hopes the knowledge gained will help improve forest management...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082706/sta_20060827012.shtml
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CSI wildlife: Finding crime clues in forensics

...programs such as CSI. "One of my favorite things is it's making it cool to be a scientist," said the assistant biology professor at Central Michigan University. On the other hand, the show is also creating unrealistic expectations for investigators...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093005/loc_20050930007.shtml
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Study: Viagra an unintended tool for wildlife conservation

...are using fewer animal parts from threatened species," said Frank von Hippel, a University of Alaska Anchorage biology professor. Von Hippel said the findings support their research that Western impotence drugs may be an unintended wildlife...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101105/sta_20051011009.shtml
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State Briefs

...change. It turns out to be really good, accurate data," said Sagarin, who co-wrote the study with Stanford biology professor Fiorenza Micheli. The researchers discovered that, on average, the Tanana River breakup is occurring 5.5 days...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102601/sta_briefs.shtml
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Rural Alaska grapples with erosion

...to abandon overforaged or dried up sites. Now, ecological shifts have given it more space, said Dave Klein, a biology professor emeritus with the University of Alaska Fairbanks. But there are many factors in the dispersion of the beaver, he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122506/sta_20061225018.shtml
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