Small symposium offers huge opportunity

...look at the gastrointestinal system; "Stiff," an exploration of the world of cadavers; "Bonk," her best seller on the scientists and science of sex; and "Spook," which gleefully jaywalks across the intersection of science and spirituality."Use...
Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming water, copper

ANCHORAGE - Federal and university scientists have found new evidence that Alaska wood frogs may be hurt by warming water and pollution.The state's wood frogs and other...
This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

...University climate scientist Jennifer Francis says...natural variability, scientists say.Texas this month...Masters.When climate scientists look at what caused...stronger quickly.Some scientists have theorized that...Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech University...
Alaska Editorial: Reserve transfer would hurt state's future fiscal options

...of the fact that dividends are supposed to be based on a five-year rolling average return. One needn't be a political scientist to understand that if residents didn't receive dividends in 2016 because of the move, legislators up for election would...
Admiralty, from many angles

...residents and visitors can't be measured, but it can be appreciated, particularly in the work and words of the region's scientists, writers, artists and culture bearers. A handful of well-known Southeast Alaskans offered such an opportunity Saturday...
Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...said Frances Gulland, the senior scientist for the Marine Mammal Center.The most...a killer whale attack," she said.Scientists are trying to determine if there is...that are washing things onto shore."Scientists say the deaths could be part of the...
My Turn: New definition for military 'Dereliction of Duty'

...Iran as potentially more immediate threats to our national security than climate change is.Recently updated data from NASA scientists show that following the 30-year cooling trend from before WWII to the late 1970s (back when the same "climatologists...
Tongass plan makes its debut

Though some doubted it could be done, the group of industry leaders, scientists, conservationists and government representatives has reached a consensus: the Tongass Advisory Committee has submitted its draft...
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

...Sikes based his cyphering on a paper written by a Swiss scientist who checked the assertion that British spiders ate more insects...and consume "astronomical" numbers of insects. The Swiss scientist concluded that British people probably outweighed the insect...
Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...breed them in lab conditions, scientists collected young cod off the north...degrees is lethal, he said.Scientists want to know how Arctic cod will...warming ocean temperatures. NOAA scientists estimate sea surface temperature...


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