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Melting Ice Reveals Mummified Penguins in Antarctica

In January 2016, Steven Emslie was finishing a season of studying penguin colonies living near Zucchelli Station, an Italian base in Antarctica. With the austral summer quickly coming to a close and all planned work completed, Dr. Emslie, an ornithologist at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, did what any good scientist would do with […]

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At the End of the New Pier 26, a Surprise

Expanding a park usually means modifying an existing landscape. The designers of Pier 26 faced a far more daunting challenge: creating an entirely new one in the swift current of the Hudson River. The results can be seen on Wednesday afternoon, when the revamped pier opens at the end of North Moore Street in Manhattan. […]