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The Brain Scoop: Fossil Sharks

The Megalodon Shark and Helicoprion: two mysterious, extinct sharks that have left fossilized clues of their existence in the form of their teeth (and some vertebrae). Get a close look at the largest shark tooth and a...

REMUS SharkCam: The hunter and the hunted

When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution team took their REMUS "SharkCam" underwater vehicle -- equipped with six camera views -- to Mexico's Guadalupe Island, they expected to track and film great white sharks f...

Fearsome Teeth of the Gelada Baboon

In the mountains of Ethiopia, the BBC’s Steve Backshall and his Deadly 60 team track a group of graminivorous (grass-eating) gelada baboons to observe their amazing, lion-sized, canine tee...

Why does toothpaste change the taste of orange juice?

Easy experiment: Drink orange juice. Brush your teeth. Drink orange juice again. What just happened? From Bytesize Science, an explanation as to why most toothpastes change the taste of oran...

The Sarcastic Fringehead

From the BBC series Life, meet the Sarcastic Fringehead as Sir David Attenborough narrates.  More from Discovery.com:  This small, scrappy fish found along the Pacific Coast from San Francisco to Baja Californ...

MBARI: Eerie critters from the deep sea

'Tis the season for scary creatures with toothy grins. From the team at MBARI, deep-sea fish with some serious teeth! Listed in the order they appear: Aristostomias scintillans (Shiny loosejaw...

Sea Otter vs. Ice

From the Vancouver Aquarium:  Sea otters usually prey on hard-shelled food — If they’re too hard to crack with their teeth, they’ll smash them open with, or against, a r...