At this annual gathering of more than 20,000 Earth and space scientists, press conferences offered by the organizers feature scientists discussing everything from Mars rovers whiffing methane to Christmas lights visible from space.
Understanding the rise and fall of Southeast Alaska's landscape is helping scientists learn more about the area’s early human settlements.
A recent look at far-north mastodons shows the creatures vanished from the Arctic thousands of years earlier than researchers thought.
Scientists know climate change is altering rain and snowfall patterns in the Tongass National Forest. A new study details how that could affect salmon and suggests what can be done.
The Alaska blackfish is an evolutionary loner that fins through lakes and tundra ponds across much of the state.
A federal agency has proposed about 350,000 square miles of ocean off Alaska’s north and west coasts as critical habitat for the seal that’s the main prey of polar bears.
For decades, caribou have posed a threat to reindeer herders on the Seward Peninsula — their numbers swelling, even as the reindeer population shrinks.
More than 8 inches of snow fell at Juneau International Airport on Sunday.
During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks.
The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.