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On the Trails: Parasitic flowering plants live off the roots of others

...mistletoe alters the balance of growth hormones in hemlocks (and sometimes other species), causing the "brooms." Male and female mistletoe plants are separate, with very small, inconspicuous flowers. Pollination is mostly by wind. When the...
On the Trails: Being a flower

...pass on their genes through both male and female functions. Passing on genes...Most flowers contain both male and female parts, although sometimes the...or on different plants. When males and females are separate, we sometimes see...
Living & Growing: The beauty of life

...Bible. In the book of Genesis, it says, "God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them" (1:27). I believe we are a special creation of God, unique from all the rest of His creations...
Athlete Of The Year and searching for Bigfoot (c'mon National Geographic Channel), I am finally ready to attempt to pick a 2014 male and female Athlete of the Year for Juneau.There are no big gold medals for this, no doorstop-sized trophies, no free dinners...
Buckwheat Ski Classic hits the ski trails this weekend

...25K and 10K classic cross country ski races, as well as a 5K kids race. There will be awards for the top three male and female skiers in each division, as well as the new Father Mouchet Award for the most inspirational skier. In addition...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team preparing for Buckwheat

...consists of a 50K, 25K and 10K classic cross country ski races and a 5K kids race.Awards are given for the top three male and female skiers in each division, as well as the Father Mouchet Award for the most inspirational skier.Racers can register...
Wildlife Spy: Romance in the bird world

...Although they don't migrate, great horned owl pairs renew their bond at the beginning of the mating season. Both males and females have a bib of white feathers that comes into play during courtship. The male starts the evening off bowing and hooting...
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...Cross Country Championships will take place on Saturday at Balboa Park in Sand Diego, California. The 80 fastest male and female high school distance runners from across the country will compete. Ostander will not compete as she did not race...
On the Trails: Beaked whales

...I have not found reference to these observations elsewhere). Unlike all the other genera of beaked whales, both male and female have erupted teeth, two exposed on the tip of the lower jaw and two smaller ones partway back, concealed within...
Harassment amid the fantasy

...which is what brought them to Comic-Con.Costuming, or cosplay, is a big part of the popular convention, with male and female fans dressing as their favorite characters, regardless of gender. A man might wear a Wonder Woman outfit, and a...
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