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antarctic

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Antarctic research robot accidentally discovers upside-down ice-dwelling anemone

A research robot deployed for its first ever routine test run discovered a new species of anemone growing upside down in the Antarctic ice.

By January 19, 2014

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Antarctic glacier calves 280-square-mile iceberg (pictures)

Shrinking at a rate of 300 feet each year, the Pine Island Glacier alone is responsible for an incredible 7 percent of the world’s recent sea level rise.

6 Images By July 11, 2013

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Awesome Antarctic research station can crawl out of the snow

Hydraulic legs and ski feet elevate the new Halley VI Antarctic research station above the ongoing accumulation of snow that has overcome so many other research stations before it.

By February 11, 2013

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Top 10 new species of 2014 announced

The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".

By May 21, 2014

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Getting warmer and faster: Antarctic glaciers

British research shows glaciers moving faster than ever.

By June 5, 2007

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First horror film shot entirely in Antarctica

What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.

By October 21, 2012

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Lotus leads across the ice

Lotus builds a concept vehicle designed to travel across the Antarctic.

By August 19, 2008

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Zombie moss: Plant revives after 1,500 frozen years

Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.

By March 18, 2014

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Whale-watching from space totally works

Researchers enlist a satellite in the quest to take a count of endangered southern right whales. Eerie pictures result.

By February 20, 2014