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UAF in the news: week of Nov. 26, 2007

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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11/30/07

Newfound sea anemones really get around
LiveScience and other publications
Sea anemones normally anchor themselves to the seafloor. But new species found lurking in the waters surrounding the windswept Aleutian Islands near Alaska swim and walk across the sea floor. Read more ...

Reabold looking to finish strong
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Kari Reabold came to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to stay close to home. Now she wants to win.
And for the Nanooks senior guard, this is her last chance — a reality that’s hardly lost on her. Read more ...

Strange Alaska rivers flow through mountain range
Alaska Report
Fairbanks, Alaska - Alaska's landscape has an unusual feature that allows us to enjoy cheap bananas in Fairbanks and other things that make life better in the subarctic. Read more ...

Resident tells of climb in mines: “From Snowshoes to Wingtips”
News Canaan Advertiser
Patrick O’Neill waited until age 90 to become an author. By then he had a lot to write about, and it is all packed into his memoir, “From Snowshoes to Wingtips.” Read more ...

New data logger gives scientists more functionality in small, inexpensive package
Physorg.com
Jeffrey Rothman and other staff at the Geophysical Institute’s Electronics Shop have developed a new, lightweight data logger that will allow all types of scientists to get their information from the field and to the office safely and quickly. Read more ...

Museum of the North holding open house
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The University of Alaska Museum of the North will hold its annual open house on Saturday. Read more ...

Alaska's Ingrid Olson named to U.S. coaching post for Scanadinavian championships
CSTV
FAIRBANKS, AK- Alaska Nanooks assistant coach Ingrid Olson has been named to the U.S. Ski Team's coaching staff for the 2008 Junior 1 Scandinavian Championships Read more ...

Byrd negotiates delicate balancing act
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Most competitive dog mushers are accustomed to the juggling act that includes working to pay the bills and everyday sled-dog maintenance. But for Amanda Byrd, her life is more than a juggling act, it’s a three-ring circus. Read more ...