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Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks

Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.

16 hours ago — Annie Sneed

Sharks Make a Splash in Brooklyn

Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.

July 4, 2018 — Steve Mirsky

Why Is Hawaii Banning Sunscreen?

Recent research shows that oxybenzone and octinoxate are detrimental to coral growth and increase the rate of coral bleaching

June 30, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Alaskan Beluga Whales Ace Hearing Exam

Researchers tested the hearing of beluga whales in an Alaskan bay and found that they seem to have suffered little hearing loss due to ocean noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 21, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata