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Sharks new threat to Google cables underseas

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 17:38

There is a new threat to Google fibre-optic cables at the ocean floor- Sharks.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:21

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

Sharks thrived in Arctic`s brackish water 50m years ago: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 22:59

A recent study has found that the Arctic Ocean was very brackish and had reduced salinity back then, indicating that Sharks thrived some 50 million years ago.

New shark detecting technology alerts lifeguards

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:05

A new technology that can detect sharks and send alerts to lifeguards via smartphones is being developed in Australia.

Study points to increase in great white sharks off US Atlantic Coast

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:18

The number of great white sharks off the US Atlantic Coast appears to have increased since the early 1990s after conservation measures were introduced to halt their decline, a US government scientist said on Saturday.

Must try scuba diving with sharks: Penelope Cruz

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 08:22

Penelope Cruz thinks every woman should experience scuba diving with sharks.

Snails bigger danger to humans than combo of lions, sharks and wolves

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:28

Freshwater snails cause the death of about 10,000 people every year, in comparison, the three traditional predators kill just 120 across the globe annually.

Modern sharks may not be "living fossils"

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:21

Modern sharks have undergone many more evolutionary changes than previously thought and are not the "living fossils" of their prehistoric ancestors, a new study has found.

Sharks use all available senses to hunt down prey

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 18:40

A new study has revealed that when a shark gets hungry, it will use all the senses it has available to hunt down something to eat.

25% of sharks and rays at high risk of extinction

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:40

A new assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has revealed that a quarter of the world`s sharks and rays are at risk of extinction.

White sharks `can live for 70 years and longer`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:34

Adult white sharks, also known as great whites, may live far longer than previously believed, a new study has claimed.

Tagged sharks in Australia send auto-tweets to warn swimmers

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 13:58

In an innovative move to curb shark attacks, more than 300 sharks in Australia have been tagged with transmitters so that an automatic tweet warning is sent when they are dangerously close to the shore.