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By hunting in the deep and dumping in the shallows, sharks deliver rich nutrients to coral reefs, helping them grow.

James Gaines, Contributor

Illicit drug residues in sewage spiked for holidays and special events during summer 2017 in rural Kentucky.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Peer into the distant past this month with images of Scholz's star, the Crab Nebula and more.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

We explore how powerful your laser needs to be to get noticed on Mars and beyond.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The noble gas can help bring atoms together.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Deep layers may reveal prehistoric earthquakes, showing how often they strike New England.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Once thought to stay shallow, a new study finds the tusked mammals are among the deepest divers in the sea.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Chinese researchers solve the complete DNA sequence of the pernicious pest, revealing some of its evolutionary secrets.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Genetically modified yeast with basil and mint genes added gives beer a hoppy flavor without the need to add the actual flowers.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor