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2011-08-08 09:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marilyn F. Romano, Alaska Airlines' new regional vice president - Alaska, came onboard the carrier today at its Regional Headquarters in Anchorage.

2011-07-27 13:35:52

Hibernation is an essential survival strategy for some animals and scientists have long thought it could also hold promise for human survival.

2011-05-06 14:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today that Marilyn F. Romano has been named regional vice president - Alaska.

2011-04-26 11:54:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute are hosting public meetings to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the NASA Sounding Rockets Program operations at the University's Poker Flat Research Range near Fairbanks.

2011-04-25 16:44:41

It took 26 years for marine invertebrates living on the Port Valdez seafloor to stabilize after Alaska's Great Earthquake of 1964.

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2011-03-05 10:41:50

Sea-ice algae – the important first rung of the food web each spring in places like the Arctic Ocean – can engineer ice to its advantage.

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2011-02-25 06:15:00

The oldest human remains ever discovered in sub-Arctic North America have been unearthed in a newly excavated archaeological site in Alaska.

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2011-02-18 06:05:00

Black bears show surprisingly significant and previously unobserved slowing of their metabolism during and after hibernation.

2010-09-08 13:50:06

A University of Alaska Fairbanks fisheries scientist has teamed up with Alaska Power and Telephone to study how a new power-generating turbine affects fish in the Yukon River.

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2010-08-04 09:31:14

Permafrost warming continues throughout a wide swath of the Northern Hemisphere, according to a team of scientists assembled during the recent International Polar Year.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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