A certain type of seaweed can kill corals on contact upon contact by releasing deadly chemicals.
In the second Tylenol recall of 2010, an arm of Johnson and Johnson has to refund buyers of over-the-counter drugs because of factory problems.
Tropical Cyclone Tomas slammed into island groups of Fiji's northern coast on Monday.
#10. India. Nary a shark in sight: A woman swims off of Dunk Isalnd in Kanyakumari, India. With 15 shark attacks dating from 1580, six of them fatal, India is 10th on the list of all-time shark incidents, according to a study that tracks shark-human encounters through the decades. Worldwide, attacks overall are up because more people are putting themselves in the sharks' environment, the study says.
Hawaii is under a tsunami warning following an earthquake in Chile Saturday morning.
A macro view of hard coral in Malaysia is seen here. Corals are marine organisms that often live in colonies of many identical individuals. Coral is formed from a myriad of polyps, which can be a few millimeters in diameter. They are genetically identical and reproduce asexually, but can also breed by spawning. Corals are major contributors to the structure of reefs that grow in tropical and subtropical water. Many species need sunlight to grow and are found in shallow water, though other species can live in the deeper, colder waters.
Photos reveal the first sighting of the elusive seabird, the Fiji petrel.