TMHS girls lose close one at West Valley

The Thunder Mountain High School girl's basketball team continues to give head coach Tanya Nizich grey hairs as they fell for the third straight night in Fairbanks by nine points or less, this time to a strong West Valley Wolfpack team...
On the Trails: Muskeg ponds

...can walk on water because their feet have hairs that resist wetting and trap tiny air bubbles...strider may drown, but water-resistant hairs on the body help prevent this. Sometimes...differences (in foot length and number of hairs) between the right middle leg and the...
Death on the Hill

...being haunted places. Surely someone has to have seen or felt something that's given them goosebumps, or made the little hairs on the back of their necks stand on end. After a few days of drinking coffee and talking with workers on their lunch breaks...
Wildlife Spy: The scream you can't hear

...and shortened arm. The hand portion of the wing provides power for flight. Although bat wings aren't furry, specialized hairs sprinkled across the wing surface connect with nerves similar to those in your fingertips, allowing the bat to sense air moving...
Wolf hunt is on in Idaho - for now

BOISE, Idaho - Gray wolves were back in the cross hairs of hunters on Tuesday, just months after they were removed from the federal endangered species list and eight decades since being...
Every rodent has its thorns

...It was really small; head and body together maybe reached seven inches, and it was very dark, without the yellowish guard hairs that adults have. Young and small, yes, but it had all the normal defensive reactions of turning its back and flaring its...
Puppet masters

...The time-consuming, labor-intensive process is made up of thousands of tiny elements, some as small as the individual hairs on a puppet's head. For Georgina Hayns, puppet fabrication supervisor for the recently released stop-motion film "Coraline...
Vertebrates counter plants' defenses

...the world's animals eat plants, and plants have evolved a spectacular array of defenses against being eaten. They produce hairs and hooks, tough coverings, sticky traps, gooey sap, compounds that reduce digestibility, and a startling variety of toxins...
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

...T-shirt underneath his jersey, then it becomes something that everyone does," Thompson III said. "Allen Iverson braiding his hair and playing in the league, then it becomes something everyone does. Kobe wearing the tights and then everyone does it."And...
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs the first attempt to use hair-snaring lures to count a wolf...Non-invasive genetic sampling using hair snares is becoming more common...Bulletin on efforts to study hair-trapping of wolves and coyotes...used to clean shotguns to snag hairs from the animals.Among their...


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