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Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...leading up to great tsunamis. A graduate student is now looking for a similar signal in Alaska.Yen Joe Tan, of Columbia University, is combing through a database of offshore Alaska earthquakes to see if there is any link between the number of...
Study: World's most acidic water in Bering Sea

...ocean waters are found during the cold winter months in the Bering Sea, according to a new study.Researchers at Columbia University released a series of maps tracking changes in global marine activity, The Alaska Dispatch News reported.The...
UAS names new A&S dean

...academic background includes a doctorate in Geological Sciences from Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, a master's degree in Geology from the University of Otago in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and a bachelor of science...
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...habitual smokers.Two recent studies that used similar data to assess crash risk came to opposite conclusions.Columbia University researchers compared drivers who tested positive for marijuana in the roadside survey with state drug and alcohol...
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

...Arab Spring revolutions. Saudi officials did not immediately return calls seeking comment.Steven Bellovin, a Columbia University academic who has written about hacking in the law enforcement context, described the reports' findings as credible...
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Juneau stands with Leah

...campus - as a small but defiant act.The visually powerful symbol of the red tape, a movement which originated at Columbia University for students fighting sexual violence and rape culture, according to NoRedTapeCU on Twitter, is now catching...
Remembering Dr. Maynard 'Mal' Miller

...wrote.LASTING LEGACYMaynard and Joan Miller never lived in Juneau - he received degrees from Harvard University, Columbia University and Cambridge University, and was a professor at the University of Idaho - but they were fixtures for decades...
More talking to babies helps their brains

...behind their peers in tests of language development.Brain scans support the link, said Dr. Kimberly Noble of Columbia University Medical Center. Early experiences shape the connections that children's brains form, and kids from higher socio-economic...
Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' doesn't miss a beat

...New York morning, having crashed, as is his wont, on the Upper West Side couch of his friends the Gorfeins, Columbia University faculty with a weakness for the impecunious.Davis, we soon understand, is going through a rough patch. He...
Maynard Malcolm Miller

...School in Tacoma, Washington. He studied geology and glaciology, receiving degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and his PhD from Cambridge University, England. During WWII Miller served on a Navy destroyer, seeing active...


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