Whale, what now?

...the DIG meeting. A home for 'citizen science' The OIC is result of about six a nonprofit, is an appreciation for science and for the environment. According to...It will serve as a hub for "citizen science," giving people who are not necessarily...
Recent and upcoming Alaska books Echoes, University of Alaska Southeast. This journal showcases the writing and art of Southeast Alaskans. Find out more at
Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled

...backgrounds, most of the test drivers don't.Torcellini worked in a drug store warehouse while getting his degree in political science at San Diego State University. He dreamed of pursuing a career writing about surfing. He ended up at Google in 2009 after...
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VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...500 for each of the 482,000 suspect VWs sold in the United States, potentially totaling more than $18 billion.___Science Writer Seth Borenstein in Washington contributed to this report.___Follow Michael Biesecker at
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Statewide Math and Science Conference to be held in Sitka in October

??The 2015 Math and Science Conference will be held Oct. 23-25 in Sitka. Math and science teachers from all grade levels will with each other to advance math and science education. Around 300 teachers from across...
New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

...Tuesday.The animal was a variety of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur that roamed in herds, said Pat Druckenmiller, earth sciences curator at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks.Northern Alaska likely was once covered by forest in a warmer climate...
NASA says Mars appears to have water

...said Jim Green, director of planetary science for NASA.Scientists in 2008 be life today on Mars," NASA's science mission chief, John Grunsfeld, said...Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House science, space and technology committee, said...
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...from, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.In one of these species, the tongue had been half the size...doesn't help the plant spread its seeds.___Online:Science: http://www.sciencemag.org___Seth Borenstein can...
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Denali: New name, same park

...entrance fee. Visitors can explore the visitor's center, science center, dog sled shows and the first 15 miles through prime...indicators in terms of impacts on resource and vegetation.Social science was also studied to determine what visitors expected of their...
Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...accommodate them.? Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research community. Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute.


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