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My Turn: The value of living with purpose

...for what you want to achieve can help you actually live longer, regardless of when you find your purpose," says lead researcher Dr. Patrick Hill of Carleton University in Canada.To see these results exemplified in Alaska, one need look no...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-15/my-turn-value-living-purpose
Opinion
UAF officials: Researchers win $1.7 million grant

...important subsistence animal.UAF officials say many Alaska Native organizations are participating in the study.Lead researcher Nicole Misarti of the UAF Institute of Northern Engineering says the study will give scientists a more expansive picture...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-11/uaf-officials-researchers-win-17-millio
State
Tongue piercing lets the paralyzed drive wheelchairs

...as accurately - and on average, they performed about three times better on video game-like computer tests, said lead researcher Maysam Ghovanloo, director of Georgia Tech's bionics lab.The research, reported in the journal Science Translational...

http://juneauempire.com/lauran-neergaard/2013-11-29/tongue-piercing-lets-paralyz
Auke Lake: home to Southeast standbys, uncommon species

...and Lake Two Creek," Stichert said. CLIMATE CHANGEUsing data provided by the research station, Tallmon and the lead researcher in a recent study, then-University of Alaska Fairbanks PhD student Ryan Kovach, found climate change causing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-29/auke-lake-home-southeast-standbys-un
Outdoors
Seattle set to open camp amid major hype

...safety a major issue, the NFL agreed.Doug Casa, professor of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and the lead researcher for the Korey Stringer Institute, already has seen many health benefits resulting from the 2011 CBA.A leader in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-24/seattle-set-open-camp-amid-major-hype
Sports
Capital move would devastate Southeast economy, new report says

...losing the capital. "We'd lose somewhere between a quarter and a third of our economy," said Jim Calvin, lead researcher for the Juneau-based McDowell Group. "It has implications for virtually everyone in the community." The report...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041909/loc_430834010.shtml
UA institute finds grim statistics at teen shelter

...few had a high school diploma. "This is the bottom. We are looking at about as difficult as life can get," said lead researcher Stephanie Martin. About 1,000 youths stayed at least one night at the shelter last budget year. Covenant House...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040410/sta_601760164.shtml
News
New rules may separate ships, seals

...six weeks of nursing to have a better chance of surviving their first winter, said wildlife biologist John Jansen, lead researcher for the study. It suggests measures as severe as a blanket exclusion of cruise ships during pupping and molting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011611/sta_770776879.shtml
News
Scientists track signs of Alaska's ice age wolves

...Gold Rush-era miners dug them up. That such fossils aren't related to modern wolves "was quite a surprise," lead researcher Jennifer Leonard says. Also surprising were skull and tooth comparisons between the ancient Alaska carnivores and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070407/sta_wolves001.shtml
News
Research team to study one of Alaska's ghost villages

...scientists. They have a pretty intimate knowledge of how their environment worked," said Deanna Kingston, the lead researcher and a descendant of King Island villagers. "My oldest uncle was said to be able to predict the weather from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122103/sta_ghost.shtml
News

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