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Marine biologists have discovered an invasion of deep-water crabs off the coast of Antarctica, where it's previously been too cold for the creatures to survive.
 
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Antarctic, Greenland ice sheets are melting faster, report finds (Post, March 10, 2011)
 
Ice sheets melting faster than earlier estimates (Post, March 9, 2011; 6:51 PM)
 
South America's revving consumer engine (Post, February 26, 2011)
 
New consumer class powering economic growth across South America (Post, February 25, 2011; 9:48 PM)
 
The cool view from a new polar observatory (Post, February 8, 2011)
 
IceCube opens up a window on energy in the universe (Post, February 7, 2011; 1:59 PM)
 
Scientists' hopes for climate data are up in the air (Post, January 25, 2011)
 
Aging and failed satellites jeopardize efforts to collect data on climate change (Post, January 24, 2011; 8:12 PM)
 
Search for Martian life is heating up again: NASA team cites new evidence that meteorites contain ancient fossils (Post, May 4, 2010)
 
South Pole memories (Post, April 20, 2010)
 
Travel to continent has tons of impact (Post, April 13, 2010)
 
Obituaries: Obituaries (Post, March 27, 2010)
 
What lies beneath: Miles below Antarctica's icy surface, scientists are finding abundant life in liquid lakes and rivers (Post, March 23, 2010)
 
Brian H. Mason, 92: Smithsonian expert on rocks from moon (Post, December 9, 2009)
 
FALL AND WINTER CRUISES : Cruise to Antarctica: Thrills, Spills and Chills (Post, October 4, 2009)
 
Art Polar Obsession (Post, September 24, 2009)
 
First U.S. Woman on Antarctica: Marylander Found Beauty, Hardship, Fame on '40s Expedition (Post, June 18, 2009)
 
A Century Later, a Polarizing Debate Endures (Post, April 7, 2009)
 
: NASA Satellite Crashes Before Reaching Orbit (Post, February 24, 2009; 12:38 PM)
 
'You Start to Realize What's Really Necessary.': Noah Strycker's Antarctic Life Is for the Birds (Post, December 14, 2008)
 
New DVDs (Post, November 21, 2008)
 
Obituaries: Jim O'Neal; Cartographer Worked in Antarctica (Post, November 9, 2008)
 
The World: The World (Post, September 19, 2008)
 
Discoveries Out There Require Preparation Right Here (Post, July 20, 2008)
 
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