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Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...top of the mound one day, noticing the birch trees that grew on it were rare in the surrounding spruce forest.Permafrost researcher Kenji Yoshikawa said sometimes pingos and frost blisters generate fountains. He thinks what we saw might be related to a...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/alaska-science-forum-water-fountains
Outdoors
Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...ocean temperatures off North Carolina and prompted fish to migrate north earlier than usual, said Chuck Bangley, a shark researcher at East Carolina University."So when you have more marine life in general in the water and then more people heading to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/man-bitten-shark-outer-banks-7th-summ
Not For Web
My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...been more successful in appropriating American patriotism and its symbols during the 20th century," Harvard University researchers wrote four years ago. "Survey evidence also confirms that Republicans consider themselves more patriotic than Democrats...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-03/my-turn-liberal-contribution-freedom-
Opinion
Study: Fireworks pollute the air

...health risk.At 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on July 4, levels of those particles were more than twice normal, on average, researchers found. But they tapered off overnight and fell back to normal by noon on July 5.Smaller studies have also linked fireworks...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/study-fireworks-pollute-air
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Spike in number of female prisoners

...more than tripled that of male inmate growth between 2004 and 2013, according to a study by University of Alaska Anchorage researchers.The statistics released Monday show that the female inmate population grew by about 87 percent over the 10-year period...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/spike-number-female-prisoners
State
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...from the journal:THE ANALYSISThe researchers pooled results from studies that...Robert Wolff, a co-author and researcher with Kleijnen Systematic Reviews...many labels were inaccurate. The researchers note, however, that the results...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/study-scant-evidence-medical-marijuan
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Indictment: Man helped plan Texas cartoon-contest shooting

...The FBI has said Simpson and Soofi were armed with three pistols, three assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.___Associated Press writer Bob Christie in Phoenix and researcher Rhonda Shafner contributed from New York.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/indictment-man-helped-plan-texas-cart
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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
State
Spike in number of female prisoners at Alaska prisons

...between 2004 and 2013.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the statistics released Monday by University of Alaska Anchorage researchers show that the female inmate population grew by about 87 percent over the 10-year period, while the number of male inmates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/spike-number-female-prisoners-alaska-pr
State
On the Trails: Parasitic flowering plants live off the roots of others

...associates) at least at some time in their life history. Some researchers consider the relationship to be mutualistic, with both participants...the fungus in return for soil nutrients. However, other researchers refer to mycorrhizal associations as a parasitism by the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/trails-parasitic-flowering-plants-li
Outdoors

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