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.
The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".
British research shows glaciers moving faster than ever.
What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.
Lotus builds a concept vehicle designed to travel across the Antarctic.
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.