If 2015 was the "summer of the shark" in eastern North Carolina, what about 2016? A series of rare shark attacks along the North Carolina coast last summer may make you reticent to take a dip. This week on the Down East Journal, we dispel shark myths with local researchers who study them. Plus, it's mosquito season and with it, new fears of Zika. But a new study links pesticides to autism. We speak to the pediatrician who lead the study. And, we tell you what's on tap for the Beaufort Music Festival this weekend.