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The animals' bodies contained pollutants not found in dolphins before.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Early-stage research points to bioengineering as a promising way to buy time for arid ecosystems.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Study of fish personalities highlights the importance of wildlife as individuals, not just species.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Superbolts unleash a thousand times more energy than typical lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Contributor

Scientists now know much more about the underground cavities in the sand that nearly killed a boy in 2013.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Sandy beach with cabanas, sunbathers, and piles of sargassum, as a man moves a wheelbarrow full of the seaweed.

Researchers are learning how to cope with the arrival of the sargassum’s “brown tide."

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

New research finds plastic particles in Arctic snow, in amounts that surprise scientists.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

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