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Jul 11, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sharks might be able to cope with climate change's effects upon the Arctic, a study of fossil shark teeth has found. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 12:31 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Video cameras attached to polar bears show the world from the bears' perspective, including what to do when your dinner freezes into a rock hard block. Continue reading →
May 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hefty polar bears, which love to sink their teeth into greasy blobs of fat, could hold the key to avoiding heart disease. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Greenland sharks joined the list of top Arctic predators that suffer under heavy loads of accumulated persistent organic pollutants in their bodies. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
A Google Street View of the tundra helps scientists as well as armchair polar bear watchers.
Feb 18, 2014 02:08 PM ET
Many different types of species hibernate, and they all do it a little bit differently. Trace explains why polar bears don't need to hibernate, and also explains how hibernation works in a few different species.
Dec 17, 2013 11:30 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Maintaining a massive huddle of thousands of penguins may sound simple, but sticking together in a pack so large turns out to be quite complicated.
Oct 31, 2013 11:18 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The eyes of reindeer change from gold to winter blue to cope with seasonal darkness. Continue reading →
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