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Southern Fried Science · 17h ago

The Holy Grail of the portable hardware-hacking lab: A cordless soldering iron that actually works.

All electronics kits are not created equal. Between the OpenROV, Oceanography for Everyone, and hack-a-thons around the world, my work has taken me out of the lab and into the field, fantail...
Southern Fried Science · 1d ago

The impact of the March for Science

Along with an estimated forty thousand other scientists, I braved the rains to attend the March for science in Washington DC. I went with a bit of trepidation, as I was wondering if anyone w...
Southern Fried Science · 1d ago

Deep-sea Disco, Giant Icebergs, Pokémon Go, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: April 24, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Still time! The EPA is seeking public input on the new administrations approach to environmental regulations. They are required to seek public input. They are req...
Southern Fried Science · 3d ago

March for the Science that uplifts humanity.

The March for Science has a diversity problem. Ok, to be clear, the committee organizing the march is the one with the problem. As they’re about to find out, a movement like this will resist...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Titanic tourists, nodule mining, right whales, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: April 17, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The EPA is seeking public input on the new administrations approach to environmental regulations. They are required to seek public input. They are required to res...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Hone your social media #SciComm skills with ocean science pros.

Looking to boost your ocean outreach skills in a more formal setting? We’ve got two opportunities for social media training with ocean science and ocean communications experts from Southern ...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Make for the Planet with Conservation X Labs and the Earth Optimism Summit!

Invasive species, overfishing, ocean plastics, wildlife tracking, and measuring ecosystem services, are some of the most daunting challenges in conservation.While these challenges require a ...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Octopus Genes, Decolonization, and a mega-dose of Citizen Science! Monday Morning Salvage: April 10, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Octopuses are weird. Really, really weird. Ed Yong covers yet another weird octopus thing in the Atlantic: Octopuses Do Something Really Strange ...
Southern Fried Science · 3W ago

Meteor hunters, deep divers, and ocean action! Monday Morning Salvage: April 3, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Have you ever wanted to hunt for meteorites in the Great Lakes using underwater robots? Yes? Well, guess what? Now you can! Join along with the R...
Southern Fried Science · 3W ago

Thursday Afternoon Dredging: March 30th, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch the sharks at Palmyra Atoll, and check out my new article for Hakai Magazine about an important new study of this unexploited population. Follow Erin Dillon...