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Diver swimming through a decommissioned oil rig that is encrusted in coral.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

New research shows how decommissioned oil rigs can become home to an abundance of fish and invertebrates.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Alternative sanitation systems are making use of creatures that find homes in human poop.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Elusive intermediate mass black holes may hold clues to how their more common supermassive cousins form.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Decades of observation and research suggest zebras may use their stripes for temperature regulation, among other functions.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Female convict cichlid fish turned from optimists to pessimists when separated from their chosen partners.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Searching for dwarf foxes and cloud forests on California's Santa Rosa Island -- a national park that the park service says is "like nowhere else on Earth."

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A low angle shot of seal atop the sea ice. It has been equipped with a sensor.

These massive holes in the ice, known as polynyas, may appear more often as climate change advances.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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