Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters
Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters
Insulating tundra soil with snow increased the abundance of microbial species involved in carbon dioxide and methane release.
Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters
Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters

Insulating tundra soil with snow increased the abundance of microbial species involved in carbon dioxide and methane release.

Insulating tundra soil with snow increased the abundance of microbial species involved in carbon dioxide and methane release.

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Situation Improves Slightly for U Alaska, Major Changes Ahead
Situation Improves Slightly for U Alaska, Major Changes Ahead
David Adam | Sep 24, 2019
Funding cuts provoke concerns about job losses, cancelled research programs, and closed departments.
Alaska Governor Cuts $130 Million for University of Alaska System
Alaska Governor Cuts $130 Million for University of Alaska System
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 1, 2019
Mike Dunleavy vetoes funding that would have made up 40 percent of the university system’s total budget.
Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct
Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct
Kerry Grens | May 20, 2019
Twenty current and former students claim anthropologist David Yesner sexually harassed them and that the college didn’t take action until years after the complaints started.
Image of the Day: Change of Tune
Image of the Day: Change of Tune
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Southeast Alaska’s humpback whales haven’t changed their calls for close to four decades.
All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
Abby Olena | Jan 3, 2018
The genome of an infant who lived in Alaska thousands of years ago represents a previously unknown group of humans called Ancient Beringians, who share a common lineage with other Native Americans. 
The Sled Dogs that Stopped an Outbreak
The Sled Dogs that Stopped an Outbreak
Ben Andrew Henry | Jan 1, 2017
Balto, Togo, and other huskies famously delivered life-saving serum to a remote Alaskan town in 1925—but newspapers didn’t tell the whole story. 
Virus Linked to Birds’ Deformed Beaks
Virus Linked to Birds’ Deformed Beaks
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 17, 2016
Scientists have identified a virus that may be responsible for avian keratin disorder.
Polar Dino Discovered
Polar Dino Discovered
Bob Grant | Sep 28, 2015
Researchers working in Alaska, above the Arctic Circle, have unearthed the northernmost species of dinosaur ever found.
Birdwatcher Fights Off Bear
Birdwatcher Fights Off Bear
Kate Yandell | May 3, 2013
Toby Burke, 48, defended his family from a brown bear in Alaska using a birdwatching telescope.