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Channel 2 NewsIt's a growing debate, as national attention has been intently focused on health care: the denial of medical coverage based on pre-existing conditions. The state's largest health insurer, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, confirms to Channel 2...
Tags: Leukemia, Finance, Health Treatments, Chemotherapy, Insurance
Channel 2 NewsHard-hit setnet fishermen in Kenai are sitting on pins and needles Wednesday, as the state's fisheries board voted to wait and reassess daily whether to allow setnetters to put their equipment into the water. As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, the board had not...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today (Wednesday) wrapped-up the public portion of its scientific "Peer Review" of the proposed Pebble Mine. Twelve scientists will spend the next few months -- in closed-door sessions -- gathering information...
Channel 2 NewsThe Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling allowing human genes to be patented, a topic of enormous interest to cancer researchers, patients and drug makers. The court overturned patents belonging to Myriad Genetics Inc. of Salt Lake City...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Senate moved the country one step closer Thursday afternoon to something that the world has never seen before: approving a genetically modified, or GM, animal for human consumption. The Senate passed a bill approving reauthorization of the...
Channel 2 NewsOfficials with the Enviornmental Protection Agency took public comment Thursday in Seattle concerning the potential environmental impacts of a possible mining project on the watershed of Bristol Bay. The main topic of discussion was the Pebble Mine...
Tags: Metal, Medical Procedures and Tests, Health
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, says the entire future of wild fish and fisheries is at stake in the fight against genetically engineered fish. Begich, who is chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, held a...
Channel 2 NewsSplicing DNA and cloning genes is the type high-tech science that you normally only hear about in news headlines, but for some local high school students it became a reality Wednesday. A science lab in Anchorage may change the way chemistry and biology...
Tags: Science and Technology, Science, Human Body, Alaska, Biology
University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical InstituteGreenup -- the great, silent collective explosion of freed tree buds that had been frozen all winter like a clenched fist -- happened last week in Interior Alaska. I know this because it’s a phenomenon that’s easy to notice here in Fairbanks,...
Tags: West Ridge, Forests, Forestry and Timber, Allergies, Anchorage
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