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.
In your face! A 4-day-old zebrafish embryo's dour mug nabbed the top prize in the annual Nikon Small World photo contest.
More wee wonders:
When it comes to capturing the unique and remarkable beauty that nature has to offer, sometimes you have to think small.
[Full Story: Wee Wonders: Top 20 Nikon Small World Contest Photos]
The baggy-skinned frogs absorb oxygen and environmental contaminants through their skin.
An icy whodunit is gripping glaciologists puzzled over two massive ice avalanches in Tibet that seemed at first to have no culprit.
[Full Story: 'Unprecedented' Twin Avalanches Puzzle Glaciologists]
Five hundred new methane seeps double the known number of these bubbling seafloor features on the U.S. West Coast.
Snake bites on the rise:
More than 1,300 kids are bitten by snakes each year in the U.S. — and an increasing number of these bites come from the venomous copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix), a new study finds.
[Full Story: Venomous Snake Bites on the Rise in Kids]
One of the most active volcanoes in Japan recently contributed to the premature termination of an earthquake.
[Full Story: How a Volcano in Japan Halted an Earthquake]
Weather in motion:
A gorgeous visualization reveals the world's wind and weather patterns by drawing on data from supercomputers around the world.
About 95 million years ago, a bus-size and scaly-skinned sauropod dinosaur with a long tail and even longer neck lumbered across what is now Queensland, Australia, a new study finds.
On Sept. 28, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a new addition: a male western lowland gorilla, born at 1:18 a.m. ET.
[Full Story: 1st Look: Meet JJ, Columbus Zoo's Newborn Gorilla]