Alaska DNA reveals polar bear evolution

...was conducted by University of Alaska Fairbanks Professor Matthew Cronin, who worked with colleagues at the University of California Davis and Montclair State University in New Jersey, the Anchorage Daily News reported this week.The study...
Sandboxes bring maps to life

...Sandboxes are making a comeback - thanks in part to the work of a professor of geological data visualization at University of California Davis, Oliver Kreylos.Representatives from the University of Alaska's Geographic Information Network of...
Researcher: Arctic bears may survive ice-free planet

...warms.At one point, all three bears were the same species. Matthew Cronin, at UAF, and colleagues at the University of California Davis and Delta G Co., used genetic data to estimate that 2.3 million years ago, black bears diverged from...
The Flying Karamazov Brothers to perform at JDHS Tuesday

...Valkyries".The group was founded in 1972 by Howard Patterson and Paul Magid, who met while students at the University of California at Santa Cruz. In 1974, they were joined by Paul's childhood friend, Randy Nelson, and in 1976 by juggler...
Robert Boochever United States Courthouse dedication

...Award and, posthumously, its Exemplary Public Service Award. In 1996 former law clerk Charles Bird endowed the Boochever and Bird Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality at the University of California Davis Law School.
Researchers looking for cause of starfish deaths

...starfish along the coast have the disease.Pete Raimondi, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California in Santa Cruz, told the newspaper it may be in the tens of thousands to the low millions. The symptoms appear...
Living and growing: Gratefulness good for your health?

...journal and cultivating a spirit of gratefulness helps me cope and helps me keep things in perspective.The University of California's Greater Good Science Center reports on research that finds that people who practice gratitude consistently...
Paper looks at a future without carnivores

...Beschta, and Michael P. Nelson of Oregon State University; James A. Estes and Christopher C. Wilmers of the University of California, Santa Cruz; Euan G. Ritchie of Deakin University (Victoria Australia); Mark Hebblewhite of the University...
SEARHC adds three providers to Juneau clinic

...Keegan Jackson.Dr. Jessica Porter whose specialty is Family Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of California Davis where also did her Family Medicine and Obstetrics residencies. Dr. Porter also holds a Bachelor of Science...
Alaska Science Forum: Old dogs, Alaska and the New World

...America."Dogs may have been the reason people made it across the land bridge," said Robert Wayne of the University of California, Los Angeles, who worked on the study. "They can pull things, carry things, defend you from nasty carnivores...


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