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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...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...says 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...
Weekend workshops to offer introduction to modern partner dance is 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...
Boreal forests burning at historic rate

...future, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The study was published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences.Both fire frequency and the amount of biomass burned are higher now than they've been in the...
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...
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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...
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

...Exxon 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...
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...
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Fluoride panel may ask for extension

...asking for more time so it can consider an upcoming National Academy of Sciences report on toxicological risk. The committee...extend its deadline until a subcommittee under the National Academy of Sciences finishes its study on fluoridation...
Anchorage-based company specializes in digital forensics

...forensic examination and network security issues. Preston has received training in digital forensics from the FBI National Academy and the Alaska Public Safety Academy. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology. He offered some investigative...


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