Latest Scott Baker Stories

Bizarre Whale Strandings Not Due To Family Ties
2013-03-15 09:10:25

A new study of mass whale strandings has shown that despite previous theories, family ties do not appear to play a role in this bizarre phenomenon. The true cause, however, remains a mystery.

Paternity Study Of Southern Right Whales Finds Local Fathers Most Successful
2012-06-25 04:12:58

The first paternity study of southern right whales has found a surprisingly high level of local breeding success for males, scientists say, which is good news for the overall genetic diversity of the species, but could create risk for local populations through in-breeding.

Endangered Antarctic Blue Whales Show Surprising Genetic Diversity
2012-03-09 03:30:09

More than 99 percent of Antarctic blue whales were killed by commercial whalers during the 20th century, but the first circumpolar genetic study of these critically endangered whales has found a surprisingly high level of diversity among the surviving population of some 2,200 individuals.

2011-06-27 10:52:04

After being hunted to local extinction more than a century ago and unable to remember their ancestral calving grounds, the southern right whales of mainland New Zealand are coming home.

2011-04-26 07:00:00

Project to Map Genetic Relatedness of Dolphin Populations in the South Pacific WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Baker, Ph.D., associate director of the Marine Mammal Institute and professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University, has been awarded a 2011 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.

2011-01-18 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has appointed its two highest ranking retail executives to jointly lead its CVS/pharmacy business, reporting directly to Larry Merlo, President and Chief Operating Officer of CVS Caremark.

2009-09-05 19:35:29

Scott Baker held the Indians to a run and three hits in six innings Saturday as Minnesota beat Cleveland 4-1. Baker (13-7) gave up a lead-off homer to Andy Marte in the bottom of the third, but allowed just two other hits to raise his season record against Cleveland to 4-0. He walked four batters and

2009-09-02 23:45:00

In half a century, one fungus has gone from being the bane of the Army quartermasters' existence in the Pacific to industry staple and someday, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's mission to promote national energy security through clean, renewable energy development, a biofuel producers' best friend.

2009-08-24 22:22:20

Scott Baker limited Baltimore to four hits in seven innings Monday and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam, giving Minnesota a 2-1 win over the Orioles. The Twins won for the sixth time in seven games, having started the evening's action 4 ½ games behind division leading Detroit in the American League Central. Baker (12-7) struck out five and walked just one to remain unbeaten in nine starts since the All-Star break.

2009-08-14 23:21:56

Scott Baker gave up two hits and threw the second shutout of his career Friday as Minnesota trounced Cleveland 11-0. Baker (10-7) hit the first batter he faced, then retired nine in a row.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]