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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...
Kenaitze tribe studies ancestral remains for high-risk diseases

...diseases in the tribal population and the ancient DNA.The DNA is being studied at a lab in Chicago, but all samples...treated with respect, a Kenaitze elder was present during the DNA extraction for the disease project.Dr. John Molina...
Alaska Editorial: Learning from the past, looking to the future

...Tribal Government Affairs, told the Clarion that the tribe has a high incidence of arthritis and diabetes. Clues found in the DNA of tribal ancestors may help explain those health issues and others."They did it out of respect for the past, and care...
DNA study says dogs first appeared in Central Asia

...weren't house pets, but rather "village dogs" that wandered freely in the streets or fields.The researchers examined the DNA for signals of where the dogs had the most ancient roots. That pointed to Central Asia. The analysis did not tackle the...
Nation and World
Lawyer for Kane accuser: Evidence bag secretly left in door

...of the bag incident."Only someone who is unhappy with the DNA results would have a motivation to claim that it's compromised...Associated Press. "We are obviously quite pleased with the DNA results."A noted defense attorney who is not involved...
Not For Web
Research on Ice Age burials offers new insight

...from the haplogroups B2 and C1, which can be found today in indigenous populations in North and South America.While the DNA research can lead to discovering the early human migrations into the Americas, the Upward Sun River site also offers insight...
Beetles' biggest fan becomes dispatcher

...the JPD Communications Center, she helped collect, sort and identify beetles on Prince of Wales Island. She compared the DNA of the beetles on the Aleutian volcano Kasatochi before and after it erupted in 2008 for a research project. She helped...
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...
Regional News
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...
Tagaban shows 'Sexual Sovereignty' in Anchorage

...before he could come out to himself or others about his sexuality. He studied the Tlingit language, which he considers the DNA of his culture. He studied weaving with Della Cheney and carving with Ed Kunz, both Elders and respected artists.He...


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