Alaska Pacific University Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Photos: Cyclocross on the APU trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ellie Mitchell, 17, climbs a steep hill en route to winning the All Women class at the Alaska Cyclocross Series Arctic Cross race held at APU on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Cyclists took over the trails at Alaska Pacific University for the Alaska Cyclocross Series Arctic Cross on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

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  2. Silly, Strange and Sad: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This WeekRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | How Stuff Works

    ... out the octopus doesn't deserve its gloomy reputation after all. In fact, marine biologists at Alaska Pacific University found that they're a lot more social than we thought and that these smart cephalopods actually crave contact. So much so, that ...

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  3. Why octopuses are building small "cities" off the coast of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Ars Technica

    ... environment. Researchers now suspect octopuses have been building group habitats for a long time. Alaska Pacific University marine biologist David Scheel and his colleagues described the new discovery in the journal Marine and Freshwater Behavior ...

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  4. Scientists discover second octopus city, population 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Octopodes were long considered solitary creatures, but the discovery of a second seafloor dwelling with over a dozen inhabitants has scientists rethinking the social behavior of these little sea-geniuses. The international team of marine biologists, led by professor David Scheel of Alaska Pacific University, filmed these creatures exhibiting complex social behaviors that contradict the received wisdom that these cephalopods are loners.

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  5. Alaska's farming future is warmer, and probably weirder, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... lettuce during a fall harvest day on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 6-acre vegetable farm, owned by Alaska Pacific University, is part of APU's nearly 900-acre Kellogg Campus in the Valley. (Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News) Spring Creek Farm ...

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  6. A Newly Discovered Underwater City Engineered By OctopusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Neatorama

    ... named "Octlantis." The international team of marine biologists, led by professor David Scheel of Alaska Pacific University, filmed these creatures exhibiting complex social behaviors that contradict the received wisdom that these cephalopods are ...

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  7. 'Watermelon snow' is making glaciers in Alaska melt fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... are, in some sense, an aquatic environment," says study coauthor Roman Dial, a biologist at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage. Blooms pop up in the spring and summer, but the algae can come back year after year. Recent research has suggested ...

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  8. A Look Inside The Newly Discovered City Built By OctopusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Switched

    ... are more common than people thought. Lead study author David Scheel, a marine biology professor at Alaska Pacific University, told Quartz that he doesn't believe octopus group settlements are necessarily new. He thinks it's more likely that better ...

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  9. Scientists discover an underwater octopus city called OctlantisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Effingham Herald

    ... and solitary creatures we thought they were," according to Science Alert. David Scheel, of Alaska Pacific University, and his team documented the social behaviors in a study published in the academic journal Marine and Freshwater Behavior and ...

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  10. Scientists Discover Underwater City Built by OctopusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... may produce very similar outcomes in diverse groups of organisms." Lead researcher David Scheel of Alaska Pacific University told Quartz . The new site is the second octopus settlement found in the Jervis Bay area of Australia and researchers have ...

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  11. Why the Last Snow on Earth May Be RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The New Yorker

    ... melting the surrounding snow. "The melting helps them a lot," Roman Dial, a biologist at Alaska Pacific University, told me recently. "The surface of a snowfield can be a very dry place; the liquid water drains away. And life just can't use frozen ...

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  12. Octopuses aren't solitary sea creatures after all, turns out they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... in December 2016, and appropriately named the city "Octlantis." Lead researcher David Scheel of Alaska Pacific University told Quartz.com the discovery, published in the journal Marine and Freshwater Behavior and Physiology this month, was a ...

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  13. Scientists discover an underwater octopus city called 'Octlantis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... and solitary creatures we thought they were," according to Science Alert. David Scheel, of Alaska Pacific University, and his team documented the social behaviors in a study published in the academic journal Marine and Freshwater Behavior and ...

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  14. Depressed octopuses build 'blocks of flats' to avoid living aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Metro UK News

    ... begun to understand how sociable they are. Prof David Scheel, professor of marine biology at Alaska Pacific University, told The Times that until recently there was 'this notion that if two octopuses interact, and one of them is not inclined to ...

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  15. 'Octopus city' found off coast of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Unexplained Mysteries

    ... remarkably similar to vertebrate complex social behavior," said lead researcher David Scheel, from Alaska Pacific University. "This suggests that when the right conditions occur, evolution may produce very similar outcomes in diverse groups of ...

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  16. Octlantis: Underwater city built entirely by octopusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... - were found at the site. International researchers led by the University of Illinois-Chicago and Alaska Pacific University studied the site in Jervis Bay off the east coast of Australia that is home to up to 15 gloomy octopuses (Octopus tetricus). ...

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  17. 'Red snow' created by microbes speeds up climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... rates of warming and consequent sea level rise,' said biologist Professor Roman Dial from Alaska Pacific University. Red snow as 'dark as red port' was first discovered 200 years ago in the fabled North-West Passage - a treacherous ice-bound sea ...

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  18. Kenaitze tribe to host edible and medicinal plant conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... healers, as well as academics and scientists from outside the tribe, including Dr. Bob Onders of Alaska Pacific University, who will speak about traditional knowledge in Alaskan post-secondary education, and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ...

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  19. New Evidence Suggests That Octupuses Aren't LonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Newswise

    ... in densely populated settlements, compared to the life of a solitary octopus." David Scheel, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage; Martin Hing, University of Wollongong, Australia; Stefan Lindquist, University of Guelph, Canada; and Peter ...

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  20. New evidence suggests octupuses aren't lonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    ... in densely populated settlements, compared to the life of a solitary octopus." David Scheel, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage; Martin Hing, University of Wollongong, Australia; Stefan Lindquist, University of Guelph, Canada; and Peter ...

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