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Tanner Kuhl (left) and John Higgins carry a recently recovered ice core out of the drill tent. Hunting For the Oldest Ice
Science / Ice and Snow
Sunday January 26, 2020

For scientists, ice cores are an indispensable window into the past. A research team using ancient ice recovered from Antarctica, announced recently that they'd identified some of the oldest air samples ever discovered, as far back as 2 million years ago, and that they're going back for more.
Very young sea spiders, seen here clutching to an egg sac carried by an adult, may be at a disadvantage as they grow and develop because of warming ocean temperatures. Larvae La Vida Loca
Science / The Biological World
Monday January 06, 2020

As oceans warm around the world, the creatures that live in them are feeling the effects. In regions like the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, which has been unchanged for millennia, researchers worry that even small fluctuations in water temperatures can have major effects on the marine ecosystem.

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