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Pathologist testifies at Kodiak shootings trial

ANCHORAGE - Two Coast Guard employees killed while on the job were shot multiple times, a pathologist said during testimony Thursday in the trial of a man charged with murder for their deaths.James Wells, 62, is accused of killing...
A hardware store remembered that. I routinely use the interpersonal skills I learned from the store in my daily life as a school speech-language pathologist: admitting I don't know something, disengaging emotions from a conversation with irate parents or lawyers, calming anxious...
New chief medical examiner named

ANCHORAGE - A pathologist who worked as an assistant Alaska medical examiner has been named the state's chief medical examiner.Gary Zientek has worked...
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

...he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot...through a toilet cubicle door.The pathologist said Steenkamp, 29, was hit by special...Pistorius retching in the dock, the pathologist testified that he was able to identify...
Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...for burls on some tree species, no one knows what causes burls on Sitka spruce trees, said Forest Service research forest pathologist Paul Hennon."On spruce, the short answer is that we don't know," Hennon wrote in an email. "Something initially...
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...deadly.Forty-six years later, Hultin read an article in the journal Science written by Jeffery Taubenberger, a molecular pathologist who was looking for samples of the flu virus to supplement tiny samples saved from two young soldiers in 1918.Using $3...
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

...loses some ability to synthesize carbohydrates, and infected twigs are likely to die an early death too.The FSL forest pathologist, Robin Mulvey, has so far mapped the occurrence of this fungus at several spots in the Juneau area from the Valley to Out...
Dead killer whale calf to be studied

...but said another researcher, British Columbia veterinary pathologist Stephen Raverty, was flying in for the work on the whale...MRI tests, Kathy Burek, an Eagle River-based veterinary pathologist, planned to lead an extensive necropsy.The Alaska Spine...
Day 8: Prosecutors call medical examiner as last witness in 'shaken baby' murder trial

...described to explain this baby's injuries, I did not feel was sufficient to cause fatal head injuries," the forensic pathologist said via two-way video conference in Juneau Superior Court on the eighth day of testimony at trial.Something that would...
On the Trails: Stories in the snow

...been soft when the temperatures were above freezing. But what is this stuff?I took a sample to a helpful local forest pathologist, who put it under his microscope. He said that the white material was certainly fungal mycelium (the technical word for...


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