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A new research station at the bottom of the world may give future Antarctica researchers some special treats, like the ability to live above ground and look out a window.
German scientists are adapting a habitat designed by the European Space Agency (ESA) to replace the shifting, disappearing and aging Neumayer II Research Station, a pair of metal tubes buried amongst the snow of the Ekstrom Ice Shelf in Antarctica's Atka Bay.