Life thrives in Antarctic hot spots created by seal and penguin poop | Science

Stef Bokhorst In the desolate Antarctic landscape, life is difficult to come by—unless you’re near some seal and penguin poop. The nitrogen-rich feces improve the soil and produce hot... Read more »

Newly drilled sediment cores could reveal how fast the Antarctic ice sheet will melt | Science

Scientist aboard the JOIDES Resolution analyze a newly drilled sediment core that records the history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Vivien Cumming (IODP/ECORD) VIENNA—Braving a raft of icebergs,... Read more »