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Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...Incardona said."Herring in particular, they are really, really very sensitive," in part because their eggs and yolk sacs are so much smaller.After exposure, scientists transferred fish embryos to clean water, let them grow for seven to eight...
What others say: Take the country back?

...miscue, exhorting others to "take America back" when he already, essentially, "has" it. But such are the verbal cul-de-sacs we get into when venturing into divisive rhetoric. Alas, this kind of fire-breathing has come to be expected in the political...
Miners notch win over Oilers

...bottom of the inning with an RBI single that brought Brent Diaz home to score, closing the Miners lead to 3-1.Following a sac fly by Matt Diorio that scored a run in the top of the sixth, Tanner Nishioka and Nyles Nygaard hit consecutive singles to the...
State targets schools, other institutions for FAS prevention

...been force-fed alcohol. As the students dissect the amniotic sacs, they get a startling view of the effects of booze on the unborn...From the dissected mouse comes a chain of perhaps eight amniotic sacs, each with a fetus. The mothers that were force-fed alcohol...
Postal restrictions put Wasilla hatchery in bind

...will be delayed and the chicks will die, she said. Farmers ship newly hatched birds because they can survive on their yolk sacs for a few days without food or water. The new regulations are in response to new security restrictions that require any mail...
Salmon 101

...from a pink bead of an egg buried in gravel. The hatchlings, called alevins, remain in the gravel and survive off their yolk sacs. After the yolk is gone, the young emerge from the gravel as fry. They grow and develop dark bars, at which stage they are...
Panners topple Oilers in extra innings

...effort, did a great job of hustling from first to third on a one-out single by Jordan Washam, allowing him to score on a sac fly by Ted Boeke.The Oilers' best chance to win came in the bottom of the ninth, when James Fowlkes led off with a walk and...
Wednesday: Panners hold off Oilers cut the gap to 7-3.In the ninth, James Fowlkes doubled with one out to score Billy Wilson, then Jordan Washam hit a sac fly to score Lukas Hermanson and put Fowlkes at third.Alex Seifert then doubled to score Fowlkes and cut the score to 7-6...
Chugiak sweeps Twins in legion play

...brought Neal and Hess across home plate. At the bottom of the frame, Hills struck out and Johnson and Jacob Conver notched sac flies to clinch the win for Chugiak. Coach Straub said it was a fine way for Chugiak cleanup pitcher Matt Hess to end the game...
Collaboration can help address climate change

It is mid-January and the Kenai River has opened. I'm wondering whether the tiny salmon, with the egg sac still hanging from their bellies will emerge, too early, from the gravel bars upriver. People tell me their lilacs are preparing...


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