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Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...Alaska consistently came out at the top of the pack, with costs averaging 59 percent higher than the rest, the study authors write.In some cases, procedures were more than three times as expensive - the average cost in Alaska for a surgeon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/alaskas-high-health-care-costs-drive-pa
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Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air

...heat-trapping previously blamed on carbon dioxide.Researchers saw "the fingerprint of carbon dioxide" trapping heat, said study author Daniel Feldman of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. He said no one before had quite looked in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/scientists-witness-carbon-dioxide-trapp
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Scientists witness carbon dioxide trapping heat in air

...heat-trapping previously blamed on carbon dioxide.Researchers saw "the fingerprint of carbon dioxide" trapping heat, said study author Daniel Feldman of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. He said no one before had quite looked in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/scientists-witness-carbon-dioxide-trapp
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Study: Genes drive our coffee habits

...in the journal Molecular Psychiatry."We're really not sure how these play a role in caffeine behavior," said study author Marilyn Cornelis, a nutrigeneticist at the Harvard School of Public Health.More than half of Americans older than...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/study-genes-drive-our-coffee-habits
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Moon may be younger than scientists thought

...system. This also could mean that the great impact that separated the moon from Earth happened more recently too. The study authors propose another, more radical, explanation: The crustal rock they analyzed, called ferroan anorthosite, is not...

http://juneauempire.com/amina-khan/2011-08-18/moon-may-be-younger-scientists-tho
Study shows rats getting a bad rap

...and share the goodies."Basically they told us (freeing another rat) is as important as eating chocolate," said study author Peggy Mason of the University of Chicago. "That's a very striking thing."In some cases, the rats first took...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2011-12-09/study-shows-rats-getting-bad-rap
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Invasive pike thriving on salmon, other species

...water have no natural defense against toothy, voracious pike, which ambush fingerlings in slow-moving water.Lead study author Adam Sepulveda of the USGS in Bozeman, Mont., said salmon were found to be the preferred prey for pike."We sampled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-25/invasive-pike-thriving-salmon-other-spe
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Study: Temperatures to go off the charts around 2047

...scorcher.Eventually, the coldest year in a particular city or region will be hotter than the hottest year in its past.Study author Camilo Mora and his colleagues said they hope this new way of looking at climate change will spur governments to do...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-10-10/study-temperatures-go-charts-around-2
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Report: Look out for farmed halibut

...halibut and techniques for hatching and raising juvenile halibut, the farmed fish could take over much sooner, said study author John Forster. ``The report sort of verifies what everyone sensed and feared,'' said Laine Welch, spokeswoman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031099/Loc_halibut.html
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...halibut and techniques for hatching and raising juvenile halibut, the farmed fish could take over much sooner, said study author John Forster. ``The report sort of verifies what everyone sensed and feared,'' said Laine Welch, spokeswoman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031099/Loc_halibut.shtml

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