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Scientists Peer into Antarctica's Past to See Future Climate

4/29/2010 A research expedition in Antarctic waters may provide critical clues to understanding a dramatic period of climate change: a period 53 million years ago when Antarctica was sub-tropical, then became "rapidly" frigid. More

NSF-funded, University of Georgia Researchers Discover Non-organic Mechanism for Producing Greenhouse Gas at Antarctica's 'Mars on Earth

4/26/2010 A team led by University of Georgia reserchers has discovered a previously unreported chemical mechanism for the production of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, in a brine pool. The discovery could also help understand similar brine pools on Mars. More