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Insects In The Extreme Insects In The Extreme
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Wednesday July 01, 2020

Scientists are taking a close look at Antarctica's largest land animal. It's a small insect called the Antarctic midge, and they don't grow much bigger than a fingernail. There are a lot of persistent questions about these critters, and researchers are hoping that a broad study of their tiny genome can start to reveal some answers.
Antarctic Stations Celebrate 2020 Midwinter's Day Antarctic Stations Celebrate 2020 Midwinter's Day
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Friday June 19, 2020

In Antarctica, the winter solstice is the longest night of the year and marks the halfway point of winter. Since the time of the early explorers, those who work in Antarctica during the long dark night have celebrated Midwinter's Day.

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