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Alaska Science Forum: By the light of the moon

...nocturnal creatures on nights lit by the moon.That result led Prugh, now a wildlife ecologist with the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, to look a bit deeper. She recently coauthored a paper in which she...
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Institute of Arctic Biology, solicited the help of other scientists, oral...project between Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and the Institute of Arctic Biology, was funded with $360,000 in grants from...
Alaska Science Forum: Fifty years of far-north biology

...And her."At last week's dedication of the Institute of Arctic Biology's lovely new building on the University of...far-north creatures and how they survive here, and Institute of Arctic Biology people have discovered things we did not know...
Alaska tundra shows surprising resilience after fire

...recent scientific paper.In April 2007, a wall of smoke was visible 23 miles south of the fire at the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology Toolik Field Station where Bret-Harte, co-authors and other scientists had several arctic research projects...
Genomics project targets mushrooms

...morel mushrooms, not all of which occur in Alaska, said Gary Laursen, a senior research biologist with the Institute of Arctic Biology. There are two species of black morel, the most common and popular fruit in this state. But there may be...
UAF receives grant for Native health

...smoking and a shift toward a Western diet high in carbohydrates," said Bert Boyer, with the university's Institute of Arctic Biology. The grant comes from the National Institutes of Health.
Alaska's tough butterfly

...butterflies weren't talking, so after my trip, I spoke to Dr. Kenelm Philip, a senior research scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is working on carrying out a survey of Alaska butterflies, from...
Beetle in Alaska equipped with natural antifreeze

...unlike other biological antifreezes that are made of sugar and protein. Barnes, the director of the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology, said protein-based molecules form ice crystals inside cell membranes, which damages the cells. It's...
Alaska mammoths resisted extinction longer

...fossil represents the first known case in the Americas, according to Guthrie, a professor emeritus at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Older dated mammoth fossils are regularly found throughout Alaska and...
Alaska Digest

...Friday then shipped to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where the animal will be live research subject at the Institute of Arctic Biology. The bear has a year to live as a captive helping scientists understand hibernation, after which it will be...


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