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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...
'Concussion' director says no compromises made for NFL

...Press, "Concussion" director Peter Landesman disputed that report. He called his film, in which Smith plays the forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu who discovered that chronic brain damage factored in the deaths of NFL players, "a David and Goliath story...
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'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death

...and bruises, and concluded her injuries were consistent with being hit with a stationary object. At the time, forensic pathologist Isidore Mihalakis wrote that the case should be investigated as a homicide until proven otherwise, according to a grand...
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Cops: 5 charged so far in fraternity pledge hazing death

...said. He declined to say why Deng was forced to suffer the extra abuse, calling it part of the investigation.A forensic pathologist determined Deng suffered repeated trauma to the head, torso and thighs, and "the forces were significant and severe...
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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...
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...
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...feared.Anne Quirk, of Providence, had planned to take three months of unpaid leave from her job as a speech language pathologist after she gave birth. But she needed five months off after her doctor ordered her on bedrest on Mother's Day last year...
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Officials unsure what killed dogs during Iditarod risk.No signs of abuse or neglect were found during the evaluation, which was peer-reviewed by another veterinary pathologist.Race officials would not comment on abnormalities found during Stiffy's necropsy.The two deaths were the first dog...
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...


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