• person standing along riverbank with equipment

    Charting a course for stream restoration at Cripple Creek

    April 29, 2024

    Salmon and their finned brethren are a lot like Sunday drivers. They enjoy meandering in curved passages, stopping to rest in the shade and grabbing a bite to eat along their journey.

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    Science Potpourri is back with a bang April 13

    Apr. 3, 2024

    The annual Science Potpourri returns on April 13, 2024. Designed to spark children’s curiosity about the sciences, this free all-ages event will take place from noon-3 p.m. in the Reichardt Building on the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Troth Yeddha’ Campus.

    This year’s theme, “Back with a Bang,” will feature a medley of demonstrations and hands-on activities that span the sciences.

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  • Hattendorf inspecting a sled dog's front limb

    Study charts dog injuries’ impact on Yukon Quest finishes

    Mar. 1, 2024

    Sled dogs that have wrist injuries during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race are more likely to finish the race than dogs with other types of injury or illness, researchers have discovered.


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  • man holding do that is licking his face

    Study aims to understand cognitive decline in older dogs

    Feb. 16, 2024

    A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher has launched a study of cognitive decline in older Alaska dogs. 

    Canine cognitive disorder, or CCD, presents similarly to Alzheimer's disease in humans, with symptoms including disorientation, failure to recognize family members, inability to retain control over basic bodily functions, and changes in personality. 

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  • human skull model

    UAF summit to explore health care careers, education

    Jan. 25, 2023

    The 12th annual Alaska Interior Medical Education Summit will offer community members a way to explore an ever-expanding array of health careers and educational opportunities.

    The summit will feature demonstrations, panel discussions and hands-on activities that will introduce attendees to various health care careers and education options. It will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Murie Building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.


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  • gull

    Gulls swap natural for urban habitats, machine-learning study finds

    Jan. 18, 2024

    A recent study published in Ecological Informatics by a team of University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers has used artificial intelligence to further illuminate a habitat swap among short-billed gulls.

    Typically gulls live along coastlines and near water sources such as rivers. They feed on bugs and other small mammals, fish or birds.


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