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The iceman of Svalbard

Nature volume 440, page 20 (02 March 2006) | Download Citation

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Some say that life began in fire. Hauke Trinks thinks it began in ice, and is bent on taking the hard route to prove it. Quirin Schiermeier tells the Arctic adventurer's tale.

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  1. Quirin Schiermeier is Nature's German correspondent.

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