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Researchers find 3,000-year-old shark attack victim

A combination of archaeological science and forensic techniques have helped to show that his body is the earliest direct evidence of a...

School lesson gone wrong leads to new, bigger megalodon size estimate

A more reliable way of estimating the size of megalodon shows the extinct shark may have been bigger than previously thought, measuring...

When devastation strikes the oceans, sharks can hold the key to...

A world without sharks is a world less resilient to extreme climate events, scientists say. Predators, including some sharks,...

Cold War nuclear bomb tests reveal true age of whale sharks

Atomic bomb tests conducted during the Cold War have helped scientists for the first time correctly determine the age of whale sharks.

Greenland shark lifespan at least 400 years

A Greenland shark slowly swimming away from the zodiac, returning to the deep and cold waters of the Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern...

Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around

Credit: Florida International University Fans of Shark Week are sinking their teeth into a whole new slate of programming focused on one of the world’s...

Sharks have individual personalities: Study

A new study indicates that sharks of the same species can have different personalities. Certain Port Jackson sharks were bolder than others in tests of...