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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

...dispassionately discussing how they sometimes provide medical researchers with tissue from aborted fetuses. Those videos have led...procedures - which is legal - and only gives the tissue to researchers with a mother's advance consent and in fewer than five...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/senate-blocks-gop-bill-halt-planned-p
Not For Web
Senators vote to advance Planned Parenthood talks

...anti-abortion activists showed Planned Parenthood officials dispassionately discussing how they sometimes provide medical researchers with tissue from aborted fetuses. Planned Parenthood says it has broken no laws.Murkowski said she received assurances...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-04/senators-vote-advance-planned-parenthoo
State
Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...large fishing nets are dragged across the ocean floor, coral and sponges are knocked over or caught by accident.At OSU, researchers are asking volunteers to run climate models on their computers to understand the blob's origin and whether it's a symptom...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-03/expanse-warm-water-dubbed-blob-consumes
State
UAS announces selects new interim provost

...support for this arrangement, noting Schulte's long and distinguished career at UAS as a tenured full professor, an active researcher and most recently a highly-effective campus director."I personally am very grateful for Dr. Schulte's willingness...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature

...the house. Nations and Olson saw value in documenting the behavior in the Journal of Mammalogy because it may change what researchers think about climbers."The vole's is not a body plan people associate with climbing," said Nations, referring to its...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/alaska-science-forum-red-backed-vole
Outdoors
Whale deaths remain mystery

ANCHORAGE - Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-28/whale-deaths-remain-mystery
State
Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

ANCHORAGE - Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/scientist-whale-deaths-alaska-island-re
State
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska's wildfires and the changing boreal forest

...not surprised. In papers written a few years ago, Alaska researchers and others suggested smoky years like this one will be the...will continue over the next several decades," wrote UAF researcher Dan Mann in a paper published in 2012. "Our modeling results...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/alaska-science-forum-alaskas-wildfir
Outdoors
'The conversation we're stuck with'

...medications - it's about providing the supportive services, jobs, access to housing."Swanson has been working with other researchers and mental health professionals on steps that could be taken to reduce access to firearms by people who pose a high risk...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/conversation-were-stuck
Not For Web
Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...are more susceptible to heat and weight loss than adults, Jansen said, which could leave them vulnerable in the winter.Researchers have also found, however, that ships can lessen their disturbance by staying farther away than guidelines currently recommend...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/boats-seals-and-water-not-between
Outdoors

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