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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 →
Jun 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Step right up, folks, and witness the amazing shrinking continent before it's too late.
May 18, 2015 07:45 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new image reveals in amazing detail the turbulent rush of swirling eddies and currents in the Southern Ocean.
May 18, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
May 14, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The remains of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf are likely to disintegrate by the end of the decade, speeding the way for sea level rise.
May 12, 2015 12:20 PM ET // AFP
Growing sea ice surrounding could prompt scientists to relocate research stations on the continent.
Apr 29, 2015 09:48 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The photos depict day-to-day life at the Antarctic base camp of ill-fated explorer Robert Falcon Scott.
Apr 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
What has Antarctica and Mars got in common? Mineral deposits from a briny subsurface aquifer suggest bacteria are hiding under the barren Antarctic landscape -- can the same be said for the red planet?
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