Human therapeutic antibodies often break down. Now chemists have grafted on more rugged features, taken from sharks
Great White Serial Killer. World’s Deadliest Sharks. I Escaped Jaws. Sharkpocalypse. These are just a few of the programs airing this week during the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week and NatGeo Wild’s new copycat, Sharkfest.
The first worldwide analysis of the extinction threat of all sharks and related species has just been published, and the news is sobering. Of the 1,041 known species of chondrichthyan (cartilaginous) fishessharks, rays and deep-sea chimaera (aka ghost sharks)more than 30 percent are endangered, threatened, vulnerable to extinction or near threatened.
Photos from Australia's controversial shark extermination show that released tiger sharks are also dying—both from the stress of capture and improper handling
Anyone paying attention to science outreach in recent years will have learned a great deal about shark biology, whether they intended to or not.
By Jason G. Goldman and Matt Soniak It should come as no surprise that we humans can be a bit confused when it comes to our relationship with other animals.
These small sharks pose no threats to humans. The opposite, however, cannot be said. Species name: Daggernose shark (Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus).
The policy is opposed by scientists, conservationists and a majority of Australian voters
The other day I showcased some art and text from the upcoming Cryptozoologicon, a book currently being put together by John Conway, C. M. Kosemen and myself and scheduled to appear later this year.