A research robot deployed for its first ever routine test run discovered a new species of anemone growing upside down in the Antarctic ice.
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.
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.
A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.
The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".
Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.
Researchers enlist a satellite in the quest to take a count of endangered southern right whales. Eerie pictures result.
Beating out the previous record of minus 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit, a NASA satellite pinpoints the coldest place on Earth.
After breaking from Antarctica, the massive iceberg could drift toward South America and threaten shipping lanes.
Google's Doodle 4 Google competition, open to students across Australia, is now open for voting on the top 32 submissions.