Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover 10 incredible photos and the stories behind them.
The secret life of whales has been revealed.
Proof is in the photo:
A team of scientists has put together photographic "proof" of climate change, revealing time-lapse photo couplets, or before/after images, of retreating glaciers.
Cute or ugly?
Naked mole rats can survive 18 minutes with zero oxygen and suffer no ill effects thanks to a molecular trick that lets them metabolize fructose.
An Arctic garbage patch:
An Arctic Ocean expedition found plastic "was abundant and widespread" in the waters east of Greenland in the Barents Sea, off the coasts of northern Russia and Scandinavia.
Flying through ash clouds:
Drones armed with sensors helped researchers study a volcanic eruption in Guatemala.
Worrisome melt streams:
Much of the Antarctic continent is threaded with rivers, pools and streams of melting drainage water, which could mean the continent is more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought.
Fish with a duck face:
A duck-faced fish with 1,800 teeth has been discovered in a museum jar from the 1970s.
Greenland glacier crack:
One of Greenland's largest glaciers has a new rift in the center of its ice shelf.
April and her baby:
Live Science gets the low-down on April the giraffe and her newborn calf, from Jordan Patch, owner of Animal Adventure Park.
An enormous, worm-like mollusk inhabits a shell resembling an elephant's tusk, and was recently seen for the first time.