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Special Sensory Nerves, Mutant Viruses, and Disappearing Glaciers: NOVA Next Week in Review

ByAllison EckNOVA NextNOVA Next
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Greenland's frigid landscape—here, near Ilulissat—shows evidence of meltwater drainage.

This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

Two teams of scientists race to decipher a mystery that could link distant wildfires with Greenland’s melting ice sheets. NOVA Next contributor Hannah Hoag reports on the possibility that soot from the wildfires is melting ice sheets thousands of miles away.

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