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...unconfirmed studies were wrong. But it's a stark reminder that a single study rarely provides definitive answers and why scientists often greet new findings by saying, "More research is needed.""Any one study is not going to be the last word," said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-08-27
Walrus leaving ice, coming ashore

...in large numbers were first spotted on the U.S. side of the Chukchi Sea in 2007. They returned in 2009, and in 2011, scientists estimated 30,000 walruses along 1 kilometer of beach near Point Lay. Last year, an estimated 35,000 walrus were photographed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2015-08-27
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2015 sockeye run produces smaller fish across state

...sockeye and chum, fish were coming in shorter and lighter for their ageAt the time in late June, Fish and Game lead fisheries scientist Eric Volk said the run was early and couldn't yet be called a pattern. Now that the run's peak has come and gone, along...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/2015-sockeye-run-produces-smaller-fi
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...health of corals over time. Scientists working with the team say...Nino weather pattern and what scientists call "the blob," a large...the research team's chief scientist.The Hawaii reef mapping...with the survey team, three scientists went to two different locations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/caleb-jones/2015-08-19
Deaths of whales off Kodiak may remain a mystery

...floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday. Samples...of whales feed close together, and scientists speculate the animals might have eaten...the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Scientists also have looked at other possibilities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/deaths-of-whales-off-kodiak-may-rema
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"Fantastic Four" is not as fantastic as it could be

...destined to be a brilliant scientist, and his good pal Ben Grimm...Dr. Storm, an ambitious scientist convinced that inter-dimensional...Whatever they've done, the scientists are able to zap a pod, which...disintegrated by this point, the scientists decide to get drunk and take...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-12/a-fantastic-let-down
Arts & Entertainment
Scientists say people prefer fat

...had a distinct feel in the mouth, but scientists removed texture and smell clues and...to distinguish it from other tastes. Scientists had found the chemical signature and...Robin Dando, a Cornell University food scientist who wasn't part of the research...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-seth-borenstein/2015-07-23/scientists-say-people-
Cleveland Volcano erupts

...An explosion Tuesday morning rocked Alaska's Cleveland Volcano but scientists have detected no ash cloud that could threaten jets crossing the Pacific Ocean. Scientists as the Alaska Volcano Observatory recorded an explosion at the volcano...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2015-07-21
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SEATTLE - A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.This...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/phuong-le/2015-08-04
Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming, copper

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal and university scientist have found new evidence that Alaska wood frogs may be hurt by warming water and pollution.The state's wood frogs and other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/study-frog-deformities-could-be-rela
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