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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...temperatures," he added.The study released by the online edition of the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences does not question global warming, but argues there is evidence that in at least one place, local winds are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-warming-paci
State
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...their monitoring shows no dangerous level of radiation in Pacific fish. A report from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found radiation levels far below what would pose a health risk in Pacific bluefin tuna spawned off the coast...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/dec-says-alaska-fish-are-safe-eat
State
Weekend workshops to offer introduction to modern partner dance

...innate and universal, he said in his talk, citing a 2010 study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in which 120 babies separately exposed to different types of music began moving their bodies in rhythmic response...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-26/weekend-workshops-offer-introduction-mode
Art
BP agrees to pay $4.5B; 3 employees charged

...includes payments of nearly $2.4 billion to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, $350 million to the National Academy of Sciences and about $500 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC accused BP of misleading investors...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-11-16/bp-agrees-pay-45b-3-employees-charged
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Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

...cotton and soybeans account for more than four-fifths of those crops grown in the U.S., according to the National Academies of Sciences.But there have always been critics who are wary of tinkering with the genes of living animals. They say...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-05/fast-growing-fish-may-never-wind-your-p
State
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

...Valdez, Prince William Sound now has eleven escort & response tugs for its tankers. In the Aleutians, a 2009 National Academy of Sciences report concluded: "None of the existing measures are adequate for responding to large vessels under severe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-05/arctic-shipping-disaster-waiting-happen
Opinion
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security

...dramatically larger part of the population in the coming decades, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Academy of Sciences. Americans are living longer, working longer and waiting until later in life to have children.In the near...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-28/older-voters-look-beyond-medicare-soc
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Fluoride panel may ask for extension

...for more time so it can consider an upcoming National Academy of Sciences report on toxicological risk. The committee...its deadline until a subcommittee under the National Academy of Sciences finishes its study on fluoridation. The subcommittee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071104/loc_fluoride.shtml
News
Community divided over whether to fluoridate water

...commission is supposed to give its final report Nov. 1, but it might ask for an extension to consider an upcoming National Academy of Sciences report on fluoride's toxicological risk. "We want to hear what the experts have to say," said commission...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073004/loc_fluoride.shtml
News
Arsenic standards vote sends Bush a message

...water to 10 parts per billion from the current 50 parts per billion, which has been the rule since 1942. The National Academy of Sciences recommended speedy arsenic reductions in 1999. Arsenic can occur naturally in water. It can cause some forms...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080301/opE_editorial2.shtml
Opinion

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