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Posts tagged sharks

June 20, 2016


leopard shark

Do Sharks Navigate by Smell?

Scientists confirm that sharks navigate long distances using their sniffers.

September 18, 2015


remora on top of shark

Swimming With Sharks

Remoras are hangers on, literally, that latch onto predatory fish and live off of their leftovers.

October 22, 2013


Young boy observes two Sand Tiger Sharks interacting in an aquarium tank.

Sand Tiger Sharks and Extreme Sibling Rivalry

The sand tiger shark is a natural born killer and takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level of cut-throat.

January 17, 2012


hammer head shark

Sharks Are “Swimming Computers!”

To interpret a barrage of information, sharks have developed a relatively large and complex brain...

September 21, 2009


Hammerhead shark in aquarium

The Hammerhead’s Hammerhead

These unique sharks have heads resembling flattened, T shaped hammers. But how would such a weird head evolve?

December 29, 2003


Ferocious Fish

What's the most ferocious aquatic creature? The answer may surprise you. "Ferocious Fish" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003



Ridges help sharks in the water, but shark-skin suits don't help Olympic hopefuls. So why did so many swimmers wear them at the Olympics?

September 27, 2003


What Are the Odds?

On this Moment of Science, learn how statisticians figure the odds.

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