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
Faced with warming summer temperatures across Alaska, white spruce tree growth in Interior Alaska has declined to record low levels, while the same species in Western Alaska is growing better than ever measured before.
University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists conducted two field studies to see if unmanned aerial vehicle cameras at various altitudes can take high-resolution photographs of beaches at low tide and hover above sea otters without disturbing them.
An exhibit opening May 23 at the University of Alaska Museum of the North reveals the story of the animals and plants that lived in Alaska during the Age of Dinosaurs. “Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs” contains dozens of never-before-displayed specimens from museum expeditions over the last decade. Earth sciences curator Pat Druckenmiller wanted to highlight several … Continue reading New exhibit puts Alaska dinosaurs in the spotlight