February 1, 2014|
February 2014's selection of notable quotes
December 1, 2013|
Three members of Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Antarctic expedition team trudged 225 kilometers in the dead of winter to retrieve emperor penguin eggs in an effort to establish an evolutionary link between birds and reptiles.
August 26, 2013|
Researchers sequence the transcriptome of the Antarctic-dwelling bald notothen fish.
July 17, 2013|
A Russian delegation vetoes proposals to create several new marine sanctuaries in the seas surrounding Antarctica.
July 11, 2013|
Researchers contend that contamination is behind recent suggestions that Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake harbors complex life such as crustaceans and fish.
July 8, 2013|
DNA and RNA sequences from Lake Vostok below the Antarctic glacier reveal thousands of bacteria species, including some commonly found in fish digestive systems.
June 12, 2013|
Without major investment, the federal oceanographic fleet will shrink to a third of its current size over the next 20 years.
April 2, 2013|
Intrepid Norwegian explorers discovered the Antarctic icefish, a marvel of evolution, while venturing to an island at the bottom of the Earth in 1927.
March 26, 2013|
Almost a year after receiving a review of research operations in Antarctica, the NSF outlines ways to improve logistical capabilities and efficiency.
March 13, 2013|
Researchers analyzing samples from Antarctic subglacial lake confirm they have found unknown bacteria, and claim the microbes come from the lake rather than contaminants.