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A Weddell seal swims under the surface of the frozen ocean in McMurdo Sound. These pinnipeds were recently recorded emitting sounds above the range of human hearing. Weddell Seals Sing Songs Humans Can't Hear
Science / The Biological World
Monday January 18, 2021

The seals of McMurdo Sound are more vocal than previously thought. A new research paper published in the December edition of The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America shows that Weddell seals vocalize underwater at frequencies too high for humans to hear.
Kunal Shah monitors the flight of the swarm of AUVs over the penguin colony from his remote control panel. An Aerial Assessment of Adelie Penguins
Science / The Biological World
Monday November 30, 2020

Flying robots are helping scientists track the population of Adelie Penguins. This past austral summer, researchers flew a small fleet of coordinated unmanned aerial vehicles, or "UAVs," over Cape Crozier, one of the largest Adelie penguin colonies in the world, photographing it in greater detail than ever before.

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