Studying Sharks

Welcome to the second edition of Sharks Uncaged! The season is now in full swing, and in this edition, we take a look at the results of the last three games, chat to Thomas du Toit about his recent move to tight head and catch up with Rhyno Smith. The Vodacom

About Sharks and the Killing of Sharks Or download MP3 (Right-click or option-click and save link). This is SCIENCE IN THE NEWS.

Paul Clerkin, a graduate researcher at the Pacific Shark Research Center of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, specializes in studying rare and deep-sea sharks and rays.

The 1975 horror movie "Jaws," featuring a giant, man-eating shark, turned the ocean into a scary place for swimmers. It got even scarier for sharks. In large part because of that blockbuster and its many sequels, sharks were hunted.

For the first time a study led by researchers at Macquarie University has observed the presence of individual personality differences in Port Jackson sharks. A team of researchers from Macquarie’s Department of Biological Sciences.

There are more than 500 species of sharks swimming in the world’s ocean. Yet when most people think of these cartilaginous fish, a single image.

The Greenland shark has long been belittled as sluggish, homely and dim-witted. But now the species can demand respect: scientists say it is the planet’s longest-lived vertebrate, or animal with a backbone. Eight of 28 Greenland.

Bull sharks are the most dangerous sharks in the world, according to many experts. This is because they’re an aggressive species of shark, and they tend to hunt in waters where people often swim: along tropical shorelines.

Welcome to the second edition of Sharks Uncaged! The season is now in full swing, and in this edition, we take a look at the results of the last three games, chat to Thomas du Toit about his recent move to tight head and catch up with Rhyno Smith. The Vodacom

Abudhabi Education Council In order to deal with a shortage of qualified staff in many technical fields, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) began encouraging young people to take up technical professions. As

May 23, 2016. For too long, the most in-depth means of studying sharks has been being zipped up in a wetsuit inside a steel cage. This Shark Week, a new online initiative involving Cornell University wants to change that. Cornell, in collaboration with the University of Queensland, will launch a free, massive open online.

Etymology. Until the 16th century, sharks were known to mariners as "sea dogs". This is still evidential in several species termed "dogfish," or the porbeagle.The etymology of the word "shark" is uncertain, the most likely etymology states that the original sense of the word was that of "predator, one who preys on others" from the Dutch schurk.

Fandom — and possibly fear — of the fierce fish is likely to surge once again with Discovery Channel’s week-long programming on everything sharks, a television tradition that started back in the 1980s. Shark obsession is especially.

Apr 22, 2015. "These sharks are snowbirds. They do exactly what our visitors do from the North, " Kajiura explained. The videos confirm sharks arrive here starting in January. And by this time of the year, mid-April, they are on their way out. What Kajiura discovered during the course of his study was the ability to predict.

Bull sharks are the most dangerous sharks in the world, according to many experts. This is because they’re an aggressive species of shark, and they tend to hunt in waters where people often swim: along tropical shorelines.

About Sharks and the Killing of Sharks Or download MP3 (Right-click or option-click and save link). This is SCIENCE IN THE NEWS in VOA Special English. I’m Christopher Cruise.

HONOLULU (AP) — New research released Thursday shows tiger sharks naturally favor waters near Maui that are close to some of Hawaii’s most popular beaches for humans. This can reasonably explain why there are a higher number of.

Since first appearing at least 420 million years ago, sharks have undergone many strange and sometimes terrifying changes to evolve into the sharks we know today.

Nov 10, 2016. Tracking and studying the ecological importance of lemon shark nurseries in the mangroves of Eleuthera, Bahamas.

The first creatures to evolve teeth didn’t have jaws. Many scientists believe these ancient fish developed the first tooth-like structures on their skin that were similar to the “denticle” scales that still cover sharks today, even after 500m.

In a recent study, an ingenious analysis of satellite tracking date provided evidence that fat stored in sharks’ livers lets them migrate long distances without prey.

Etymology. Until the 16th century, sharks were known to mariners as "sea dogs". This is still evidential in several species termed "dogfish," or the porbeagle.The etymology of the word "shark" is uncertain, the most likely etymology states that the original sense of the word was that of "predator, one who preys on others" from the Dutch schurk.

Paul Clerkin, a graduate researcher at the Pacific Shark Research Center of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, specializes in studying rare and deep-sea sharks and rays.

Sharks of the same species can have different personalities, indicates a new study published in the Journal of Fish Biology. The study, led by Dr. Evan Byrnes of Macquarie University in North Ryde, Australia, examined interindividual.

Researchers from the Arctic University of Norway have sequenced the DNA from Greenland sharks – some of which were alive in the Georgian era.

Feb 5, 2015. One day of fishing has turned up a wealth of new information for shark researchers on the Kaipara Harbour.

The movements of great white sharks in the Pacific and Indian oceans have long been the subject of academic study, but new research is just starting to shed light on the behavior of their Atlantic Ocean counterparts. Researchers in.

There are more than 500 species of sharks swimming in the world’s ocean. Yet when most people think of these cartilaginous fish, a single image.

Happy International Whale Shark Day! Learn about how to swim with whale sharks responsibly and then check out these 7 fun facts about whale sharks.

College Of Dupage Satellite Weather satellites are instruments in orbit around the Earth with the main goal of monitoring weather and climate. It goes beyond just observing clouds, as sophisticated weather satellites can monitor

A two-year-long study sheds light on the movement and behavior of sharks in Hawaii. A spike in shark bites off Maui in 2012 and 2013 prompted the Department of Land and Natural Resources to commission the study, which involved.

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Feb 28, 2014. A patch of the Pacific Ocean where great white sharks congregate contains mysteries scientists hope to solve with drones.

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Since first appearing at least 420 million years ago, sharks have undergone many strange and sometimes terrifying changes to evolve into the sharks we know today.

The 1975 horror movie "Jaws," featuring a giant, man-eating shark, turned the ocean into a scary place for swimmers. It got even scarier for sharks. In large part because of that blockbuster and its many sequels, sharks were hunted.

What’s it worth to you to get a shout out from the great white shark who recently weekended off the Hamptons and who has close to 98,000 Twitter followers? How about exclusive text updates from researchers during their planned.

OCEARCH is a non-profit organization with a global reach for unprecedented research on great white sharks and other large apex predators.

Happy International Whale Shark Day! Learn about how to swim with whale sharks responsibly and then check out these 7 fun facts about whale sharks.

Cyanobacterial neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and Mercury are detected in sharks from the Atlantic.

A live shark swimming through Florida’s waters is about 200 times more valuable than a dead shark, a new study has found. The study, commissioned by the nonprofit Oceana in its bid to end the gruesome shark fin trade, found that.

Aug 15, 2012. Inspired by Shark Week, we'll start the school year with a shark unit study using this huge list of links.

Sep 18, 2013. A team of scientists from Canada and Australia have discovered that the decline in shark populations is detrimental to coral reefs. Where shark numbers are reduced due to commercial fishing, there is also a decrease in the herbivorous fishes which play a key role in promoting reef health.

Sep 30, 2014. It might not be surprising, therefore, to learn that I'm addicted to the TV series Shark Tank. Nearly 400 entrepreneurs have pitched the Sharks since the show debuted in 2009. Recently, I set out to study almost every single one of them. I took an afternoon and poured every pitch from the show's first five.

Many experts have long touted the benefits of covering surfaces in shark skin-like ridges called "riblets" because the technology has been purported to significantly reduce drag. But a new study in the journal Physics of Fluids finds that.

The photo shows the scientists are studying Greenland shark. (Photo courtesy of University of Manchester) LONDON, June 23 (Xinhua) — The day a team of international scientists had a close encounter with one of the world’s longest.

A study with teeth: Sonograms aid research on pregnant sharks. By Miami Herald , adapted by Newsela staff. 03/21/2016. Word Count 787. University of New England researcher Carolyn Wheeler (center) uses a portable ultrasound machine to examine a female tiger shark near Little Bahama Bank in the Bahamas.