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Ice Stories:  Ocean Ecology (Webcast)
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00:31:28
Hear from marine biologist Dr. Stacy Kim, who uses a small camera-equipped remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to investigate the bottom-dwelling creatures under the sea ice.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 11, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: antarctica, penguins, sea, rov, ice, marine, ocean, ecology


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Ice Stories:  Climate History (Webcast)
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Ice Stories:  Hidden Mountains (Webcast)
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00:21:19
We speak to Robin Bell from the AGAP (Antarctic Gamburtsev Province) expedition. This is the first systematic study of our planet's last unexplored mountain range. This webcast was our first this season, and we had some technical difficulties.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 7, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Astronomy/Space Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: ice stories, antarctica, polar scientists, ice, snow, geology, mountain, agap

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Ice Stories:  Adélie Penguins Feeding (Clip)
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00:01:24
Adélie penguins feeding chicks at Cape Royds, Antarctica.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: penguins, chicks, adélies, cape royds, antarctica, behavior


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Ice Stories:  Adélie Penguins Walking across Sea Ice (Clip)
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00:00:37
Adélie penguins walking across ice on the Ross Sea, Antarctica.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: penguins, adélies, behavior, antarctica, ross sea


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Ice Stories:  Adélie Penguins Tending the Nest (Clip)
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00:00:11
Adélie penguins sitting on eggs in their nests at Cape Royds, Antarctica.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: adélies, penguins, nests, eggs, behavior, cape royds, antarctica


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Ice Stories:  Adélie Penguins Tobogganning (Clip)
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00:00:45
Adélie penguins engaging in a behavior called tobogganning. Like sledding, penguins cruise along the slick ice on their bellies -- a faster way of traveling than by walking.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: adélies, penguins, behavior, cape royds, antarctica


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Evidence:  Who Is (Clip)
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00:03:07
Geneticist Mark Stoneking discusses a special type of genetic material called mitochondrial DNA gets passed directly from mother to child. Largely unchanged from generation to generation, this genetic material gives researchers a way to track populations back in time.

Project: Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? | Browse All

Date: November 11, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: mitochondrial dna

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Evidence:  Learning from Neanderthal DNA (Clip)
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00:01:30
Evolutionary geneticist Ed Green discusses the key questions researchers hope to answer by analyzing the Neanderthal genome.

Project: Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? | Browse All

Date: November 11, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: neanderthal genome

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Evidence:  What Can We Learn from a Tooth? (Clip)
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00:00:59
Anthropologist Tanya Smith explains that invisible microstructure inside teeth creates a durable record of life history, including events such as birth, illness, famine, stress, and death.

Project: Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? | Browse All

Date: November 11, 2008
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, General Science

Keywords: teeth

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