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Genetics reveals how fish and seals adapt to Antarctic cold
Science  |  The Biological World
Monday August 29, 2022

New research into seal and fish genomes is giving scientists clues to how these hardy animals evolved to survive the extreme cold of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Key Antarctic fish species declining due to climate change
Science  |  The Biological World
Monday August 22, 2022

New research finds populations of Antarctic silverfish along the West Antarctic Peninsula are plummeting due to warming temperatures and the loss of sea ice caused by climate change.

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Shedding fluffy baby fur shapes how Weddell seal pups learn to swim
Science  |  The Biological World
Monday June 06, 2022

Molting status determines when Weddell seal pups are ready for life in the water more than other developmental milestones, according to new research.

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Birding club documents frequent flyers around McMurdo Station
Features  |  Life on the Ice
Monday May 23, 2022

Birdwatchers used their free time to catalog the birds calling Hut Point Peninsula their home.

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'The Nutcracker' Comes to McMurdo
Features  |  Life on the Ice
Monday May 09, 2022

Residents of McMurdo Station experienced a one-of-a-kind performance earlier this year: a reimagining of The Nutcracker ballet.

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Wintertime flow of Blood Falls caught on camera for the first time
Science  |  Earth
Monday May 02, 2022

Researchers have caught a wintertime release of brine from Blood Falls on camera for the first time, but the exact cause of the curious phenomenon remains a mystery.

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Antarctic microbe produces potential cancer-fighting drug

Antarctic microbe produces potential cancer-fighting drug

Science | The Biological World
Monday April 18, 2022

Researchers map the genetic machinery behind a natural anti-cancer compound from Antarctica for the first time


Ocean giants' appetites are larger than we thought

Ocean giants' appetites are larger than we thought

Science | The Biological World
Monday April 11, 2022

Blue whales eat seven Space Shuttles worth of food every year, new research finds


Tug of War builds camaraderie between Americans and New Zealanders

Tug of War builds camaraderie between Americans and New Zealanders

Features | Life on the Ice
Monday April 04, 2022

A friendly competition brings Antarcticans from neighboring bases closer together for fun and games at the Governor General's Cup.


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