A study of extinctions among woolly mammoths and other ice-age animals suggests that widely interconnected habitats can help Arctic mammal species survive environmental changes. The study, led by a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher, appears in the Nov. 2 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Analysis of genetic material from the remains of two ice age infants discovered in Alaska has revealed connections to two ancient lineages of Native Americans, according to a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers are using clues stored in ancient bones and teeth to predict how walruses might respond to climate change in the coming years.
The first University of Alaska Fairbanks student-designed and -built small research satellite, or CubeSat, will fly on the NASA National Reconnaissance Office’s Government Rideshare Advanced Concepts Experiment, or GRACE, scheduled to launch on Oct. 8, 2015, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. GRACE is an auxiliary payload to the NRO’s L-55 mission.
Museum researchers have described a new dinosaur species on Alaska’s North Slope. The world’s northernmost dinosaurs lived in darkness for months at a time.
The UAF School of Management will award over $25,000 in cash prizes through its annual Arctic Innovation Competition. The submission deadline is Sept. 18, 2015.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is launching an online introductory biology course that uses animal research to study potential causes of OCD in people.
Imagine an object that has lasted a hundred years. A big object, made of stone. Too heavy to move by hand, it’s weathered and worn. Bits of its facade have crumbled away. The metal surface of its plaque has rusted and discolored. Certainly this item has a story, or many, to tell. For the University … Continue reading History cast in stone