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Southern Fried Science · 2d ago

Fun Science FRIEDay – Embryonic Gene Editing

The world we currently live in would have seemed like science fiction to humans in the not to distant past. Everyday more and advancements transform sci-fi dreams into reality. Most recently...
Southern Fried Science · 2d ago

There’s only one way to get these exclusive, limited-edition Jaunty Ocean Critter stickers!

Note: The following is a plug for my Patreon campaign. Funds raised in this campaign go towards keeping the Southern Fried Science servers running as well as research and development for Oce...
Southern Fried Science · 3d ago

Listening for fish, glass sponges, and braking for whales: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 17, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this tiger shark take on an albatross on some of my favorite National Geographic natural history footage  Follow Dr. Maria Jose Juan-Jorda, a postdoctoral ...
Southern Fried Science · 5d ago

Background information on our land-based shark fishing paper

I have a new paper out on the conservation impacts of recreational shark fishing. The paper is called “fishing practices and representations of shark conservation issues among users of a lan...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Flesh eating sea lice, illegal eel fishing, and whale graveyards: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 10th, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch this sixgill shark swim in the coastal waters near Vancouver, in this clip from the Vancouver Aquarium! Follow Al Harry, Australian shark researcher, on twi...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

One-eyed sea eagles, deep reefs, crispy jellyfish, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: August 7, 2017.

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) One week left! The deadline for comments on Marine National Monuments and National Marine Sanctuaries has been extended due to overwhelming responses. You now hav...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Desert island discs – the marine conservation edition

In the UK, there is a famous and long-running radio show called Desert Island Discs. On this show celebrities are asked to imagine that they are marooned on a desert island, but they have re...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Seals in the Thames, killing boto to catch catfish, and animal screams: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 3, 2017

We’re back after a 3 week conference attendance break! Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch this blue-spotted stingray swim around an Oregon aquarium! Follow Dr. Kyle Newton, shark sensory ecol...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

The sorting hat of conservation

The Hogwarts Sorting Hat divides students into their respective houses in their first year at the school of witchcraft and wizardry. Each house is known for having its own “personality.” In ...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

The Game of Thrones – is this real life, or is this just fantasy…?

“I trust the eyes of an honest man more than ‘what everybody knows’ “ – Tyrion Lannister to Jon Snow, as Jon tries to convince everyone that he has seen the Army of the Dead coming.   In the...