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Rare Opportunity to Study the Critically Endangered North Pacific right whale in the Bering Sea

Rare Opportunity to Study the Critically Endangered North Pacific right whale in the Bering Sea

Over the next few months, NOAA Fisheries researcher Jessica Crance will be part of an international team of scientists studying whales in the Bering Sea. Jessica will be listening for whales and North Pacific right whales in particular. She is hoping to locate one of the 30 or…

How the Tongue Keeps its Tastes Straight

How the Tongue Keeps its Tastes Straight

New York, NY )– New research at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste-system of mice to perceive sweet stimuli as bitter tastes, and…

Drug Short-Circuits Cancer Signaling

Drug Short-Circuits Cancer Signaling

La Jolla, Calif. – Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have published a study in Nature Communications shedding new light on how K-80003 (TX803), an anti-cancer agent discovered at the Institute, prevents activation of the PI3K pathway, resulting in inhibition of cancer cell growth. Because the PI3K…

Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse from NASA’s WB-57F Jets

Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse from NASA’s WB-57F Jets

For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes.…

Preparing Alaska’s Communities for a Tsunami

Preparing Alaska’s Communities for a Tsunami

University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers recently gave Juneau and Sitka new information about what ocean waters near these…

Alaska’s North Slope Snow-Free Season is Lengthening

Alaska’s North Slope Snow-Free Season is Lengthening

On the North Slope of Alaska, snow is melting earlier in the spring and the snow-in date is…

Asteroid Flyby Will Benefit NASA Detection and Tracking Network

Asteroid Flyby Will Benefit NASA Detection and Tracking Network

The asteroid is roughly the same size as the one that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2013. “It…

NASA Flights Gauge Summer Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic

NASA Flights Gauge Summer Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic

Earlier this year Arctic sea ice sank to a record low wintertime extent for the third straight year.…

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