The Antarctic Sun
A pair of recently-published companion studies help clarify how juvenile Antarctic krill survive the long winter season.
Station staff tested a therapy that could be used on future space missions.
Nursing Weddell seal moms transfer so much iron to their pups through their milk that they can't spend as much time underwater in the months after their pups are weaned, according to new research.
New research shows female leopard seals can be up to twice as large as males, a far bigger difference in body size between the two sexes than biologists previously observed.
Biologists are getting their first real listen to the vocalizations made by Antarctic minke whales, the most abundant yet least understood whale species in the Southern Ocean.
A 20-kilometer-wide tube of melted rock feeds the lava lake at Mt. Erebus, according to new research that illustrates the plumbing below Earth's southernmost active volcano for the first time.
New research into seal and fish genomes is giving scientists clues to how these hardy animals evolved to survive the extreme cold of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
New research finds populations of Antarctic silverfish along the West Antarctic Peninsula are plummeting due to warming temperatures and the loss of sea ice caused by climate change.
Molting status determines when Weddell seal pups are ready for life in the water more than other developmental milestones, according to new research.
Birdwatchers used their free time to catalog the birds calling Hut Point Peninsula their home.
Researchers have caught a wintertime release of brine from Blood Falls on camera for the first time, but the exact cause of the curious phenomenon remains a mystery.
Researchers map the genetic machinery behind a natural anti-cancer compound from Antarctica for the first time