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Dig near Quinhagak yields ancient hair

...outlined this summer in the journal Science.Village corporation president Warren Jones said the corporation wants to see the DNA of ancient people who might be ancestors compared with that of Quinhagak residents."The archaeologists know what they're...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-05/dig-near-quinhagak-yields-ancient-hair
State
Quinhagak residents hope ancient hair tells story

...outlined this summer in the journal Science.Village corporation president Warren Jones says corporation wants to see the DNA of ancient people who might be ancestors compared with that of Quinhagak residents.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-03/quinhagak-residents-hope-ancient-hair-t
State
The 'DNA of the blues'

...actually the blues. Only, before it was the blues. A famous quote by Martin Scorcese characterizes Toure's music as "the DNA of the blues," a description that certainly has held up under my scrutiny. The similarities will be most apparent to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102110/art_723849656.shtml
Arts
DNA lab a recipe for learning for Homer students

...decoration. Each one contained something uniquely special: the DNA of the student it was worn by.Even better, the students...initially try to get across, that there is something in the DNA that instructs who they are," said Lowe.To extract...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-11/dna-lab-recipe-learning-homer-students
State
Landlord wants DNA to solve case of clogged pipes

...Busick did not return phone messages left at her workplace Thursday.Waterside tenants aren't taking too kindly to the DNA testing discussion. Many perceive it as a threat - at the very least, an empty threat. They also doubt it's legal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/landlord-wants-dna-solve-case-clogged-p
Local
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...behind that Alaska researchers collect and ship 1,000 miles away for study at a Montana university for genetics testing. The DNA results can show how many different wolves came into contact with the lures -- a less invasive, less dangerous method...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/scientists-use-csi-style-tests-count-al
State
Judge tosses conviction, cites weak DNA evidence

...because the prosecutor withheld information about weakness of the DNA evidence against him. Fifty-seven-year-old Jimmy...following post-trial motions and evidentiary hearings on the DNA issue. She did not go as far as to dismiss the charges...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021311/reg_784961603.shtml
Regional News
Pamyua to perform tonight and Friday at the JACC

...Blanchett said the two are intertwined in the band's approach to their craft."The language is key. The language is like the DNA of the culture. Without that, there's so much that you will lose. And I think people are really recognizing that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-30/pamyua-perform-tonight-and-friday-jacc
Art
Alaska DNA reveals polar bear evolution

...longer ago than previously believed.Cronin said the "molecular clock" measures do not offer absolute certainty.If the DNA measures are correct, however, it means bears have survived past warming cycles, he said. That should have implications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-dna-reveals-polar-bear-evolution
State
Baranof goat study unlocks clues to island's paleo past

...tagging and tissue samples."Which is nothing more than a piece of flesh the size of a pencil eraser," Mooney said.The DNA in those samples revealed something unexpected: evidence suggesting that an unknown goat population may have already been...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-31/baranof-goat-study-unlocks-clues-isl
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