First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast

...this sample, she would receive a radioactive dose more than a thousand times smaller than she would with a single dental X-ray.The Ucluelet sample was collected as part of a crowd-funded program called Our Radioactive Ocean, which was set up...
Ada Barbara Klinkhammer

...years. Barbara enjoyed seeing many of her acquaintances from when they all lived there.In 1952, after attending Lab & X-ray Technician School in Minneapolis, Barbara moved to Juneau, Alaska to accept a job with the Juneau Clinic. She worked...
Seeking X-ray legislation

...credentials of the person who is taking your X-ray? It is very possible that the person performing your X-ray exam might not have received even a...determining who may or may not perform an X-ray examination. Thirty-seven states...
X-ray gun can shoot objects to learn about their makeup

An X-ray gun will be blasting objects around Juneau this weekend, but not to worry...effort to vaporize them, but to learn more about their atomic makeup.The X-ray Fluorescence, or XRF, machine will be firing away today from 4:30-6...
No body scanning X-ray machines in Alaska airports

ANCHORAGE - Alaska is free of body-scanning X-ray machines at airports, but not the security pat-downs. The Anchorage Daily News reports none of the X-ray body scanners have been installed in Alaska. The airports...
Regional News
Trap snares eagle and the woman who says she freed it

...The local clinic had been closed for the holidays, but it opened its doors to evaluate the eagle's injuries and to X-ray its legs. The veterinarian confirmed Tiernan's bleak belief that the wild animal could not be saved."Unfortunately...
Early favorite American Pharoah withdrawn from Breeders' Cup

...Breeders' Cup Juvenile, was withdrawn Tuesday because of bruise in his left front foot.Trainer Bob Baffert said an X-ray and ultrasound both came back clean. He doesn't believe the injury is career-threatening."Yesterday he wasn't...
Grant allows state museum to buy XRF spectrometer

...has allowed the Alaska State Museum in Juneau to buy an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer.The portable XRF shoots a small, controlled X?ray beam at an object. It then measures the resulting movement...
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...officials said.Decades ago, an evaluation of a marine mammal at a SeaWorld park might require a pool to be drained for an X-ray or the animal to be restrained. No longer. Through behavioral training, and bribes of herring and salmon, the marine...
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Special delivery: Frozen sperm and a litter of rare pups

...Boochever said the average litter size is five or six and occasionally as many as nine or 10. It's possible to do an X-ray the week before the due date to see the exact number of puppies.The wait list for Stabyhouns is long, and some dog lovers...


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