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Introducing the Polar Science Early Career Community Office

Introducing the Polar Science Early Career Community Office

Office of Polar Programs News
Monday April 18, 2022

The Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) has officially launched!


Antarctic microbe produces potential cancer-fighting drug

Antarctic microbe produces potential cancer-fighting drug

The Antarctic Sun
Monday April 18, 2022

Researchers map the genetic machinery behind a natural anti-cancer compound from Antarctica for the first time


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Apr
14
2022

Ocean giants' appetites are larger than we thought

The Antarctic Sun

Blue whales eat seven Space Shuttles worth of food every year, new research finds


Apr
12
2022

UPDATE: 2022-2023 Media visits to the Arctic and Antarctic

Office of Polar Programs News

The health and safety of the polar research community continues to be NSF's top priority.


Apr
07
2022

Recordings of live chats with researchers in Antarctica

USAP Headlines

You can now watch both of our live chats on the NSF YouTube channel playlist.


Apr
06
2022

Tug of War builds camaraderie between Americans and New Zealanders

The Antarctic Sun

A friendly competition brings Antarcticans from neighboring bases closer together for fun and games at the Governor General's Cup.


Apr
04
2022

Forever chemicals lingering in Antarctic marine mammals

The Antarctic Sun

New research finds Antarctic seals and killer whales still have persistent organic pollutants stored in their blubber, despite many countries having phased out production of these toxic chemicals, some as long as 50 years ago.


Mar
29
2022

The Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics Section welcomes Mr. Marc Tunstall as Station Manager, Antarctica

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics Section is excited to welcome Mr. Marc Tunstall as the new NSF Station Manager, Antarctica.


Mar
28
2022

Andrew Titmus joins OPP as Environmental Program Manager

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs is pleased to welcome Dr. Andrew Titmus as the Environmental Program Manager.


Mar
28
2022

Job opportunity: OPP seeks Safety and Occupational Health Manager

Office of Polar Programs News

The NSF Office of Polar Programs is searching for searching for a Safety and Occupational Health Manager to help ensure that Antarctica and the Arctic research is as safe as reasonably possible and meets various Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) standards.


Mar
24
2022

Antarctic fossils shed new light on the lives of ancient amphibians

The Antarctic Sun

Fossils of extinct amphibians found in Antarctica are helping paleontologists reconstruct how these ancient creatures once roamed the planet and understand how life evolved in the wake of Earth's largest mass extinction.


Mar
23
2022

UPDATE: (FAQs) for Update on COVID-19 Protocols for the Office of Polar Programs (OPP)

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs has released a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Update on COVID-19 Protocols for the Office of Polar Programs (OPP).


Mar
15
2022

Where are IceCube's neutrinos coming from?

The Antarctic Sun

Thanks to the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, scientists have identified several types of cosmic structures that produce neutrinos.


Mar
11
2022

Palmer Pier Construction Underway

Station Modernization

New Pier Will Increase the Ability to Support Scientific Research on the Station and Antarctic Peninsula


Mar
10
2022

Six stunning photos from the Antarctic solar eclipse

The Antarctic Sun

A total solar eclipse passed over Antarctica on December 4, 2021, a rare and exciting celestial event for the southernmost continent.


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