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  1. Texas Man Survived a Shark Bite. Now the Wound Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Live Science

    A Texas man who survived a shark bite earlier this month has since developed a "flesh-eating" bacteria infection in his wounds, according to news reports. In the late morning of Aug. 9, Blaine Shelton, a 42-year-old construction worker, was enjoying a solo dip in the warm water of the Gulf of Mexico, about 200 yards from the shore at Crystal Beach, Texas, local news station KHOU11 reported .


  2. Why a Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms Over TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Live Science

    This November, onlookers will get to hear a so-called "quiet" sonic boom as a supersonic military jet zips through the skies of Galveston, Texas, according to NASA. NASA is trying to build a supersonic jet that can break the sound barrier while avoiding earsplitting sonic booms altogether, Live Science previously reported - but the agency is not there yet.


  3. Cave of the 'Mayan Underworld' Filled with Methane-Eating CreaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | LiveScience

    In the subterranean rivers and flooded caverns of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula - once thought to hold the path to Xibalba, the mythical Mayan underworld - scientists have uncovered a liminal world where methane is the unlikely driving force for life. After plumbing the depths of Ox Bel Ha, a submerged estuary complex that rivals Texas' Galveston Bay in size, researchers from the U.S., Mexico, the Netherlands and Switzerland report in a new study that their expedition was the most detailed ecological study to date of a coastal cave system that is constantly underwater.


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