Latest Scott Polar Research Institute Stories

polar bear point of view
2014-06-09 08:41:43

The US Geological Survey has released a video showing a rare glimpse into the life of a polar bear providing valuable insight into their daily lives.

Different Genetic Mechanisms Used By Antarctic and Arctic Insects To Cope With Lack of Water
2013-03-13 08:00:08

Although they live in similarly extreme ecosystems at opposite ends of the world, Antarctic insects appear to employ entirely different methods at the genetic level to cope with extremely dry conditions than their counterparts that live north of the Arctic Circle

Experts Argue New Times Atlas Wrong On Greenland
2011-09-20 05:04:20

There is controversy surrounding the latest edition of the Times Atlas of the World, as leading scientists on Monday claimed the cartographers behind the reference tome overestimated the effects of climate change on Greenland.

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Renowned Vail Institute reveals multi-million dollar research facility for pioneering research in joint preservation and reconstruction techniques. Vail, CO

2011-06-16 12:45:08

The success of world co-operation based on science and practiced since the Cold War by nations operating in Antarctica offers a model to humanity as it confronts challenges to common interests like climate change, biodiversity loss and overfishing, says the editor of a new book on science diplomacy.

2011-05-16 11:33:49

The research aircraft Polar 5 of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association returned to Bremerhaven from a six-week expedition in the high Arctic on May 6.

2010-06-23 16:00:00

VAIL, Colo., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A research team from Vail, Colo.-based Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI) recently received three scientific awards at the 14th Annual European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) Annual Congress.

2010-02-18 14:19:00

Related book signing, films, and Family Day mark Polar exploration and historic snowfall WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 19, the National Archives will open a Polar Exploration addition to the Public Vaults permanent exhibition.

2010-01-28 14:50:00

Special programs, films, Family Day, and more mark new addition to Public Vaults WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-09-11 07:31:36

Arctic and Antarctic research teams pulled back to warmer climates when the International Polar Year wrapped last March.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.