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2010-06-22 09:50:00

Tracking fish across Alaska’s vast continental shelves can present a challenge to any scientist studying Alaska’s seas. Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have successfully tested a possible solution in the form of underwater gliders.

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2010-01-26 08:55:00

Boys face high rates of a variety of mental health issues, in addition to lagging behind girls in academic performance and college attendance.

2009-09-11 10:52:27

Much of circumpolar Arctic research focuses on the physical, direct changes resulting from climate warming such as sea ice retreat and temperature increases.

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2009-08-24 13:30:21

A marine scientist said Alaska’s $4.6 billion fishing industry might be in danger because marine waters in the area are turning acidic from absorbing greenhouse gases faster than tropical waters.

2009-06-17 09:50:00

Two University of the Alaska Fairbanks researchers are among key contributors to a new national report that details visible effects of climate change in the United States and how today's choices stand to affect the future.

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2009-04-17 09:45:57

A newly released study by researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks offers evidence that in one breed of northern seabird, the size of males’ feather crests may be more than simple ornamentation.

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2009-02-04 08:40:00

Climate change seems to have no effect on Argentina's huge Perito Moreno glacier, which is flourishing despite the global warming that is melting others around it.

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2008-12-17 14:51:27

Three Alaska volcanoes erupted in midsummer 2008 - Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi volcanoes, all located in Alaska’s Aleutian Chain, made for a hectic 20th anniversary for the Alaska Volcano Observatory.

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2008-10-08 12:12:34

Frozen arctic soil contains nearly twice the greenhouse-gas-producing organic material as was previously estimated, according to recently published research by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists.

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2008-06-04 09:42:53

The Alaska Space Grant Program and the Arctic Amateur Radio Club formed the Balloon Experiment And Research Program—or B.E.A.R. for short—in December 2007. The program's aim was to launch a high altitude balloon equipped with two amateur radio signals and more from Poker Flat Research Range in the spring of 2008. On May 10, BEAR participants met to inflate and launch their first balloon. It flew as high as 95,327 feet above Fairbanks in three hours, capturing more than 100...


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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