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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
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
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 17, 2016
Scientists have identified a virus that may be responsible for avian keratin disorder.
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
Kate Yandell | May 3, 2013
Toby Burke, 48, defended his family from a brown bear in Alaska using a birdwatching telescope.