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Local college student modifies innovative biology technique

...to make it more cost-effective for researchers at smaller laboratories.The Fairbanks...News-Miner reported that Stanford researchers in 2014 pioneered "CLARITY," a lab...sectioned. But the modified process allows researchers to look at a large chunk of the brain...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/local-college-student-modifies-innovati
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Tlingit Dagger Points to Hidden History

...of silt. Unseen by the eye, slowly, these intimate details of history are forgotten. Digging through these memories a researcher may find a point where oral and written history meet. The Killer Whale Dagger is a revealing example.Captain John Vanderbilt...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/tlingit-dagger-points-hidden-history
Art
Air Force mystery space plane poised for launch today

...about this X-37B flight, the Air Force has acknowledged a thruster experiment involving electric propulsion. Air Force researchers want to check design modifications to ion thrusters already flying on some advanced military communication satellites.Today's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/air-force-mystery-space-plane-poised-
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Researchers say permafrost carbon release will be gradual

...come in a sudden burst, researchers say in a new paper.A review...said Dave McGuire, a senior researcher at the U.S. Geological...co-lead author and one of 17 researchers who worked on a research...according to research cited.Researchers wanted to find out how much...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/researchers-say-permafrost-carbon-relea
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Wasting found in Kachemak Bay sea stars

...sea stars suspected of having wasting disease were discovered last week in Kachemak Bay.Brenda Konar and Katrin Iken, researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, found the sick sea stars while surveying...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/wasting-found-kachemak-bay-sea-stars
Outdoors
Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining, researchers said Tuesday.A report by the Washington-based Pew Research Center found 68 percent of Hispanics spoke only English at...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/report-rising-share-hispanics-speak-p
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Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...dedication of the Walter Soboleff Building's archives facility in his name. The meeting, organized by local lawyer and researcher Kathy Ruddy for the second year in a row, welcomed input from about a dozen participants, some of whom knew Paul personally...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
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Cleveland police body camera program cost could rise

...officers, civil rights activists and policymakers, "there's going to be more funding sources," said Lindsay Miller, a researcher with the group.Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed, who represents a ward on the east side with some of the city's most crime-ridden...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-08/cleveland-police-body-camera-program-
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Alaska Science Forum: Artwork found at ancient house site

...a white spruce bench that overlooks Shaw Creek Flats north of Delta Junction. Within the boundaries of the Mead Site, researchers have found what they believe are tent outlines. Inside the oval of what was probably a hide-covered structure 12,300...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-08/alaska-science-forum-artwork-found-a
Outdoors
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

...creature's recovery.In scattered sites along the Pacific Coast, researchers and others have reported seeing hundreds of juvenile starfish...again - affecting just 30 percent of the population - but researchers are keeping a close eye on the area.During the first low...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/starfish-babies-offer-glimmer-hope-amid
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