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Alaska Science Forum: Unusual songbird meets an early snowstorm

...amazed when I step out in the morning after a cold night and I'm greeted by them," the University of Vermont emeritus professor wrote about golden-crowneds in Maine. "Our fragility in the cold makes the survival of these tiny creatures all...
Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence

...letter included Elon Musk, Tesla Motors CEO; Demis Hassabis, who founded Google DeepMind; and Noam Chomsky, an emeritus professor at MIT.Sean O hEigeartaigh, the executive director of Cambridge University's Center for the Study of Existential...
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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...Wisdom can indeed increase with age, and years of experience can prove invaluable, stressed Dr. Dan Blazer, an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Duke University who chaired the IOM committee."The brain ages in all of us. But there's wide...
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My Turn: Empire's attack on SEACC

...assumptions of DOT and is there to safeguard our public trust, something we all should be doing.? Roman Motyka is an emeritus professor of geology and geophysics with the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska. The views expressed are his own...
Alaska Science Forum: High-and-dry log points to great Alaska tsunamis

...uninhabited Sedanka Island, about 15 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor. Then he grabbed his shovel.Carver, an emeritus professor at Humboldt State University who lives in Kodiak, dug a hole near the driftwood log. He saw in the soil that big...
Maynard Malcolm Miller

...result of human industrial activity, died on January 26 at his home in Moscow, Idaho. He was 93. Dr. Miller was Emeritus Professor at the University of Idaho where he previously served as Dean of the College of Mines and Earth Resources, and...
The credit-card mentality of today

...can all vote and hope that a vote is worth more than a campaign contribution from outside sources. Wally Olson is emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Alaska Southeast.
The giant waves of Lituya Bay

...triggered a wave more than 100 feet high that raced down the bay.Neil Davis, a Fairbanks author, geophysicist, and emeritus professor at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, flew over Lituya Bay in a Super Cub two days...
Sifting through a slice of Southeast's history

...described, photographed and catalogued the artifacts in a database over several days in late April. Ackerman, now an emeritus professor at Washington State University, had a permit from the National Park Service to excavate in Ground Hog Bay. But...
New test spurs elevated focus on literacy

...of the context in which it was learned, making it harder for students to remember, said Robert Sylwester, an emeritus professor of education at the University of Oregon. Speakers on the brain said children remember what they're interested...


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