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Frogs freeze themselves for Alaska winters
They do not freeze totally solid, but they do freeze mostly solid. Two-thirds of their body water turns to ice.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Fairbanks radio station to drop APRN for budget reasons
The public broadcasting stations in Fairbanks, faced with a $170,000 budget cut, plan to withdraw from the Alaska Public Radio Network at the end of August, KUAC Manager Keith Martin said.
UA President Offered Bonus at Time of Budget Cuts
The president of the University of Alaska has been offered a $320,000 bonus if he stays on the job until 2016.
Ocean acidification endangers Alaska fisheries, communities, research shows
July 29, 2014 -- According to new research conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life in the state of Alaska.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2014
Coastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.
New UAF Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community & Native Ed
Evon Peter has been selected to run the University of Alaska Fairbanks' rural campuses.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
There's an old saying attributed to the Native people of Alaska's panhandle: "A tall tree has fallen."
University SIDs resign for new roles
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking an entire sports information department, as Chris Brooks and Mark Rivera resigned their positions after accepting new roles at outside colleges, according to a UAF release on Monday.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Newmarket firma s subsidiary pilots unmanned copter
Peak 3 Technical Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of ArgenTech Solutions based in Newmarket, NH, recently provided support to the Pan-Pacific Unmanned Aircraft Test Range Complex and University of Alaska Fairbanks for training missions that included the Alaska State Troopers, the Fairbanks Police Department, and the Fairbanks Fire Department at ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
University's "outreach" reindeer is a charmerFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Henry the...
In this photo taken on Friday, July 18, 2014, Jennifer Robinette takes Henry the reindeer out for his morning rounds at the Experiment Farm on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
In Alaska, wood frogs freeze for seven months, thaw and hop away
The wood frog of Alaska spends nearly seven months a year in a frozen state, according to a new study.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Capital City Weekly
Tracking salmon to their birth waters
Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Alaska frogs reach record lows in extreme temperature survival
An Alaska wood frog creates a hibernacula from duff and leaf litter in a spruce forest on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in preparation for the long winter freeze.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Thai restaurants flourish in Fairbanks
Laong Boonprasert, right, owns Thai House in downtown Fairbanks. She speaks with one of her staff, Joy Gryska.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure
Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.
Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release
New research, supported by the National Science Foundation , counters a widely-held scientific view that thawing permafrost uniformly accelerates atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Arctic Lakes Stabilize Climate Change By...
Image Caption: Found in the Arctic and cold mountain regions, thermokarst lakes occur as permafrost thaws and creates surface depressions that fill with melted freshwater, converting what was previously frozen land into lakes.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
MT Shortwave Central
HAARP Closing Delayed
HAARP Closing Delay, But Facility Being Dismantled Piecemeal The US Air Force has given the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona, Alaska, a death row reprieve of sorts.
Tracking salmon to their birth streams
Strontium is a trace element and mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Fish Factor: Glacial melt changes ocean chemistry, study says crabs hear
Ocean chemists are calling it "revolutionary technology" as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William Sound.