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.
Off the coast of Florida, some treasure hunters made an exciting, and lucrative, discovery. A booty of 51 coins and 40 feet of gold chain worth $1 million included a single, very rare coin worth nearly $500,000 by itself.
T. rex teeth:
Researchers exploring why certain dinosaur teeth were "cracked" uncovered an interesting truth: the "cracks" were no such thing. What the research uncovered were structures, deep folds, which actually strengthen the creatures teeth.
[Full Story: One Tough Bite: T. Rex's Teeth Had Secret Weapon]
Tree of plenty:
A professor at an art school in Syracuse, New York, has garnered attention for a unique creation — a tree bearing 40 different types of fruit. He has spent several years creating and perfecting the art (and science) of grafting branches from various fruit trees onto his "Franken-trees" to produce useful as well as beautiful projects.
Animal lovers are calling for an end to salamander imports to the U.S. A dangerous and deadly fungus is spreading across the world, thanks to the international pet trade, and the North American continent must be protected from it in order to protect nearly 48 percent of the world's salamander species.
[Full Story: Deadly Fungus Could Threaten US Salamanders]
Researchers have developed tiny lasers out of biologic materials, enabling their insertion into cells. This technology could change how many diseases, such as cancer, are studied, helping understand how the diseases develop and spread and hopefully helping develop new technologies in how to treat and even prevent the illnesses.
Photos from a camera on NASA's Landsat 8 satellite reveal evidence of global warming in the Cascade Mountains in Washington state. The highest peak in the range, Mount Baker, has significantly less snowpack, approximately 30 square miles less, than just two years ago.
[Full Story: Sparse Snow on Cascade's Mount Baker Viewed from Space]
Hold your nose!
The giant and smelly corpse flower is a species endangered by rainforest destruction and the odd flower garners attention around the U.S. each year as different plants offer their stinky blooms. In 2015, the UC Botanical Garden at Berkely, California, over 2,000 visitors waited to see, and smell, the strange blossom.
[Full Story: Smells Fishy: Putrid 'Corpse Flower' Blooms]
The first permanent English settlement in America is surrounded by mystery, as have been four uncovered bodies, until now. Researchers have identified the bodies of four men found buried in the Jamestown church from the early 1600s.
[Full Story: Identities of Mysterious Jamestown Settlers Revealed]
Giant pandas, an extremely endangered species, are receiving well-deserved attention. A giant panda in Hong Kong now holds two Guinness World Records for age, after turning 37, and celebrated with three of her friends and 200 local senior citizens.
[Full Story: Oldest Panda in Captivity Celebrates 37th Birthday]
Until recently, experts agreed that the Earth's magnetic field, which protects our planet from solar radiation, was considerably younger than the planet itself, yet studies of magnetically sensitive materials indicate a different history. These materials revealed that our magnetic field may be only a few million years younger than the Earth, and may be the reason life exists here.