A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.
Rain is, after all, the free distribution of a substance more valuable than gold.
Blackpoll warblers are a bird you would expect to hear in South Fairbanks. But this one grabbed one’s attention.
Green and spongy, glacier mice are not really rodents at all. They consist mostly of moss, and are the subject of a recent published study. Two of its authors are former Alaska graduate students, who met and fell in love in the company of the little green pincushions.
Despite being prepared to run the Boston Marathon, when Finstad was infected with the COVID-19 virus, it knocked him down and almost took him out.
Inside the Alaska State Virology Laboratory, people are busy testing swabs for COVID-19, the unseen entity that has taken over 2020.
At the beginning, in late March of 2019, there were two characters in the drama: the dark-eyed female, smaller of body, her sides black as well as orange; and the dashing male. He was larger, his coat a brilliant orange, with black highlights on his flowing tail, feet and ears.
Through a series of events suited to a detective novel, researchers made a connection between Brevig Mission and the flu virus that helped prevent another outbreak of the 1918 flu, one of the worst epidemics ever experienced.
Over millions of years, the Tintina Fault has moved gold-bearing rocks from Canada into Interior Alaska. The Yukon River, as it enters Alaska, somewhat follows the trace of the Tintina Fault.
Ned Rozell and two friends set off on a 100-mile journey through the frozen Yukon River.