sea turtles

Saving sea turtles

Since the age of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have roamed earth’s waterways. But now 6 out of 7 sea turtle species are endangered. In an effort to prevent these sea creatures from becoming extinct the Essex County Turtleback Zoo in New Jersey opened the state’s first long-term rehabilitation center.

SciTech Now Episode 410

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at how one zoo is helping sea turtles from becoming extinct; studying the evolution of animal societies; a story of how scientists turned an accident into an opportunity for innovation; and a lab in Penn State University playing an important role in exploring opportunities in additive manufacturing.

Sea turtle nesting

Every year Florida becomes home to more than 60,000 loggerhead sea turtle nests. In 2016, the number of sea turtle nests was unexpectedly high. And scientist at mote marine laboratory in Sarasota set out to learn why.

SciTech Now Episode 314

In this episode of SciTech Now, an attraction in New Jersey is helping visitors picture their backyards with dinosaurs; goTenna is a new device that allows you to communicate without service; geneticists and biotech researchers are breeding cattle without horns; a new tool for film composers; and researchers in Florida are learning why the number […]