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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists unravel eye-colour changes that allow reindeer to cope in Arctic

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers discover an amazing ability that allows reindeer to adjust to Arctic light changes Rudolph has changing eyes to go with shiny nose Rudolph the fictional reindeer was famous for his red nose, but his true-life cousins have eyes that change colour with the seasons. In the summer, the eyes of Arctic reindeer appear gold, and around Christmas ...

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    Camels roamed the Arctic millions of years ago, study says

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Discovery of fossilised limb bone on island along northwest tip of Greenland is proof, study says Camels roamed Arctic millions of years ago Camels... the ships of the Arctic? That's according to Canadian palaeobiologists, who found evidence that giant camels roamed the High Arctic millions of years ago, when that region was relatively balmy ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Dinosaurs may have lived in arctic conditions, study finds

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in 'arctic conditions' Contrary to popular images of dinosaurs roaming a steamy tropical planet, the prehistoric creatures may also have spent long periods living among enormous ice sheets where they evolved feathers to survive the arctic conditions, according to a new study by Chinese and French scientists. Researchers studying volcanic rocks in northern China found that continental ice ...

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    Siberian crater may have been caused by methane gas, scientists say

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:23am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... in tests conducted at the site on July 16, says Andrei Plekhanov, an archaeologist at the Scientific Centre of Arctic Studies in Salekhard, Russia. "Plekhanov, who led an expedition ... Agency. Researchers with Stockholm University recently witnessed methane releases in the East Siberian Arctic Ocean. They found that "elevated methane levels [were] about ten times higher ...

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    Change of wind brings ice to Antarctica, as Arctic melts

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... of the expansion of sea ice around Antarctica, at the same time global warming is melting swaths of Arctic sea ice, has been solved using data from American military satellites. Two decades of measurements ... of climate change. "The Arctic is losing sea ice five times faster than the Antarctic is gaining it, so, on average, the Earth is losing sea ice very quickly. There is no inconsistency between ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Discovery of mammoth with liquid blood fuels hopes of cloning

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Moscow Discovery of well-preserved carcass by Russian team on a remote Arctic island fuels hopes that the extinct Ice Age animal can be cloned Mammoth found with liquid blood A near-perfectly preserved woolly mammoth carcass with liquid blood has been found on a remote Arctic island, fuelling hopes of cloning the Ice Age animal, Russian scientists said. The carcass ...



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