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Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Antarctic wildlife, including penguins, whales and seals depend on the shrimp-like creature as their main food source.
Mar 10, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Being a blue blood in the Antarctic turns out to be a very good thing, especially if you're an octopus. Continue reading →
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
Jan 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers were startled to find fish, crustaceans and jellyfish near a submersible camera after drilling through nearly 2,500 feet of Antarctic ice.
Dec 23, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
Nov 23, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
With the cold weather setting in, why not chill with fun shots of these flightless wonders?
Nov 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At first it was thought that sex between animals of different species was a case of mistaken identity, but new research suggests otherwise.
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