Cathy Cahill

Feb. 22, 2013

How Wood Smoke Is Dirtying Alaska’s Air

Cathy Cahill, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, discusses air quality in the Last Frontier.

air pollution, fires, wood burning, heating, smog, particulates, air quality

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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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