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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...primarily to 'natural' processes are suspect and premature, at best."Johnstone and co-author Nathan Mantua, a research scientist with the NOAA Fisheries Service in Santa Cruz, California, pointed to the fact that one steep ocean warming period...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-warming-paci
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NASA project to check out summer sea ice

...ground.The project will be used to develop a computer program to interpret the data collected, Assistant NASA research scientist Kelly Blunt said.Blunt, who is in charge of the science work to be conducted, said similar data as the Iceland...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/nasa-project-check-out-summer-sea-ice
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Decoding Annie Parker

Opens Friday, May 2, 2014 Synopsis: The true story of American geneticist Mary-Claire King (Helen Hunt), and the friendship she forged with breast-cancer patient Annie Parker (Samantha Morton) while searching for the link between DNA and cancer. Parker was just 11 when she lost her mother to breast cancer. Seven years later, her father has passed away as well. Married to Paul (Aaron Paul) at 19, Annie is expecting her first child when her older sister, too, succumbs to the same disease that claimed their mother. Meanwhile, esteemed research scientist King is on the verge of a scientific breakthrough that could revolutionize cancer treatment and perhaps save Parker's life. But first King must convince her skeptical colleagues that some individuals are genetically predisposed to cancer -- a theory that's been largely rejected by the scientific community. Later, as an optimistic Parker fights to remain brave for the sake of her young son, the two women find their fates intertwined, and King makes a discovery that will forever alter the way that cancer is diagnosed and treated. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Samantha Morton, Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul, Alice Eve, Maggie Grace, Rashida Jones, Marley Shelton, Corey Stoll, Richard Schiff Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Tech for Mars colony finds applications in Alaska

...that they'll be in and it would be relevant to our future NASA missions," says Dr. David Bubenheim, a senior research scientist at NASA Ames. "People get to use it and benefit from it, but it's valuable to us just being able to collect...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-07/tech-mars-colony-finds-applications-ala
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USFS names new manager for Land and Watershed Management program

...program conducts research on ecosystems in Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Alexander previously spent 15 years as a research scientist with the Forest Service, focusing on a wide array of topics related to forestry policy, markets and products...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-19/usfs-names-new-manager-land-and-watersh
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Invasive species ride tsunami debris to US shore

...But even a small plastic float that washed up on a beach in Alaska carried a live oyster, said Mandy Lindeberg, research scientist at the NOAA Fisheries Auke Bay Laboratories in Juneau, Alaska.The smaller bits of plastic expected to make up...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-10/invasive-species-ride-tsunami-debris-us
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Researchers use cat food to attract crabs

KODIAK - A National Marine Fisheries Service crab research scientist said time recently spent on the research vessel Atlantis was a dream come true. Brad Stevens took part in the three-week voyage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071102/sta_crabs.shtml
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Juneau scientists probing fisheries, marine ecosystem

...government over off-shore oil entitlements along the Arctic Coast - is steadily becoming a bigger player in marine research, scientists said. The board met July 27-30 in Juneau to review the draft outline of its science plan. It uses interest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080204/loc_eco.shtml
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Bald eagle population grows in Lower 48

...dramatic increase in the Northeast. "We can only speculate," said Karen Steenhof, survey coordinator and a research scientist at the USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center. "It might be the increasingly warmer winters, which...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081003/out_eagles.shtml
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Arctic winter ice melting at alarming rate

...occurred before in the past," said NASA senior research scientist Josefino Comiso in a phone interview. "It is alarming...expected to find," said Mark Serreze, a senior research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091706/out_20060917017.shtml
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