Canadians join study of desolate Antarctica research stations that mimic life in outer space

Cut off from civilization and plunged into darkness for several months of the year, crews manning research stations in the southernmost tip of the Earth — — have to contend with sensory deprivation, loneliness and bone-dry conditions.

The barren landscape is often dubbed “White .”

Now, Canadian researchers, with new support from the , are collaborating on a global research project to study the effects of living in these harsh conditions in the hopes of

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