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How an Antarctic Worm Makes Antifreeze and What That Has to Do With Climate Change


February 9, 2009

collecting soil samples A new study reports a hardy Antarctic worm that withstands its cold climate by cranking out antifreeze and going into suspended animation when it dries out. Researchers are using it to establish a baseline for predictions about how ecosystems respond to climate change. Full Story

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Brigham Young University

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