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DNA study says dogs first appeared in Central Asia

...Boyko's use of modern-day genetic material as a guide to the distant past.Another expert, Greger Larson of Oxford University, called the paper "a major step forward" but said he also suspected that modern DNA isn't the way to go.Now...
Nation and World
Zimbabwe cools off on extraditing Cecil's hunter

...July. Cecil was a fixture in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park and had been fitted with a GPS collar as part of Oxford University lion research.Pursuing Palmer without a concrete case could rattle potential big-paying customers from the United...
Nation and World
Speedskaters taking their turns on Juneau ice

...year. Perles went to high school in Fairbanks, earned a degree in economics from Princeton University, an MBA from Harvard, and was the first female Rhodes Scholar from Alaska, earning an economics doctorate from Oxford University.
In the stacks: New memoirs and biographies

...19, she suffered through a failing relationship that triggered a horribly self-destructive streak. She entered Oxford University weighing a perfectly normal 133 pounds, and left, several years later, weighing just 77 pounds. Here in a no-nonsense...
Authors to Lecture at State Historical Library

...University of Auckland, New Zealand, will speak at noon June 12 on his book Empire of Extinction, published by Oxford University Press. It deals with the Russians and the North Pacific's creatures from 1741 to 1867. The book shows how the...
Ownership of Alaska land powers Eskimo activist

...Gallagher, 67, is an expert on disability legislation, foreign policy and presidential history. A graduate of Oxford University, Gallagher served in the Johnson White House and as a Senate staffer when he was the only person on Capitol Hill...
AlaskaDigest wasn't due to humans," said the paper's lead author, Beth Shapiro, a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at Oxford University. By the time people arrived, "these populations are already significantly in decline and on the brink of whatever...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Education, Office of Civil Rights, in Washington, D.C., and completed a course in Comparative Civil Liberties at Oxford University. In his last year of law school, he was selected for the editorial board of the Oregon Review of International...
Melting ice in Yukon reveals artifacts, clues to ancient life

...success story. A team of researchers from England's Oxford University have made the ice patches and the Yukon's gold...surface when summer heat melts away their cover. The Oxford University team last summer scraped samples from the inside...
Moon may be younger than scientists thought

...scientists who model the moon's formation "scratching their heads," said Alex Halliday, an isotope geochemist at Oxford University who was not involved in the study. "It's a little bit awkward, because nobody likes to say, 'They've got...


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