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A tattoo lasts a lifetime, thanks to your white blood cells. Watch and listen as researcher Mike McGrath explains how these warrior cells protect you from disease—and keep body art intact.

What's so special about the sea urchin? Watch and listen as urchin researcher Fred Wilt describes the things he and others observe under the microscope.

Join us for more conversation with David Ainley and other researchers studying Adelie penguins in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

Scientists at Palmer Research Station in Antarctica talk about their research: How is the rich marine ecosystem just offshore responding to melting sea ice and global climate change?

Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty once more as he serves up hands-on activities related to Antarctic science.

Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty as he serves up more hands-on activities related to science in Antarctica.

Join us in conversation with David Ainley and other researchers, as they wrap up there field season at the Adelie penguin breeding colonies in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

Today we wrap up our conversations with the ANDRILL scientists (including project leader Dave Harwood) and hear about what lies ahead for the project.

Watch ANDRILL scientists examine a sediment core, find out about new developments, and discover ancient diatoms (single-celled marine organisms).

How do ANDRILL scientists drill and retrieve sediment cores from under the ice and sea, and why do they do it?