6 Essential Tips for the 3D Printing Newbie.

EducationJanuary 23, 2018 • 2~2 min read

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been enjoying watching David Shiffman and Craig McClain take their first steps into 3D printing. For a small subset of people, small consumer 3D printers can be an incredibly useful tool, for a larger subset, 3D printing has fantastic teaching applications, but for most enthusiasts, it’s a fun hobby. […]

Science as graphic novel, baby eels, anglerfish emoji, drone ocean rescue, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 22, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageJanuary 22, 2018 • 2~3 min read

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The US Government is shut down. This is not great news for science (at the moment, my project to train ROV technicians and deliver 5 – 10 observation-class underwater robots to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is on hold pending resolution). Call you congressperson and give them […]

Snot Bots for whale health, critical dolphins, lobster considerations, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 15, 2018.

Monday Morning Salvage, UncategorizedJanuary 15, 2018 • 2~2 min read

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) 2018 is almost certainly going to be a record year for FOIA requests. Learn how to do them right and get results thanks to Pro Publica: I’ve Sent Out 1,018 Open Records Requests, and This Is What I’ve Learned. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Dr. Michelle LaRue is […]

Fish feel pain, mining feels the pressure, sea lions feel excluded, and science publishing feels like an old boys club. It’s the Monday Morning Salvage: January 8, 2018!

Monday Morning SalvageJanuary 8, 2018 • 2~2 min read

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Abstract submission open for the 2018 International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Sarawak this summer! Get your abstracts in early! Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) This is a pretty big deal: The Year Climate Change Began to Spin Out of Control. The loop is closing fast and if […]

How to support your favorite Southern Fried Science writers in 2018

BloggingJanuary 2, 2018 • 3~5 min read

Southern Fried Science is growing! Thanks to Patreon and a few passive income streams, for the first time in almost a decade, we’re able to begin paying our volunteer writers for their outreach efforts. This year, we’ve established the Southern Fried Science Writers’ Fund to begin paying out compensation for all the incredible work that […]

Bone-eating zombie worms, octopus overlords, old wooden ships and new woes for deep-sea mining. It’s the Monday Morning Salvage! January 1, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageJanuary 1, 2018 • 2~2 min read

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Stop. Breathe. Take a step back. This can all be incredibly overwhelming. Pick the fight that matters most to you and take a few days deciding what success looks like, what strategies will work, and what tactics are available to you. And then hoist your flag and get to […]

Southern Fried Science year-in-review, Palau’s Giant, a new challenge for deep-sea mining, Porgs are Puffins, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: December 25, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 25, 2017 • 2~2 min read

Happy Holidays from the Southern Fried Science Team! Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The Saipan Blog’s Angelo Villagomez put together a list of extraordinary Indigenous Pacific Conservationists to Follow on Twitter in 2018. Go. Follow them. Learn what’s really happening in Pacific Conservation. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Do-it-yourself science is taking off. A […]

Everything about hagfish is the best thing about hagfish, the battle for the deep-sea heats up, parasitic butt snails, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: December 17, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 18, 2017 • 2~2 min read

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The CDC was given a list of seven banned words for their upcoming budgets. Among the censored words are “science-based” and “evidence-based”, which, of course, are concepts central to the CDC’s mission. I have some thoughts about why this list has appeared at this time. If you think the […]

Deep-sea mining goes to court, a year in climate reporting, oyster-adorned singers, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: December 11, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 11, 2017 • 2~2 min read

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) 2017 Year in Climate. It’s been a wild, woolly years of climate highs and policy lows. How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps. Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. As Climate Changes, Southern States Will Suffer More Than Others. Miles of Ice […]

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