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3D printing

This month’s 3D printed reward is a megalodon tooth! Here are 5 things to know about megalodon.

Education, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksMarch 14, 2018

I recently unveiled a new tier of Patreon rewards: 3D printed shark and ray models! For $17 per month, you will get a monthly 3D printed educational model of different shark or ray parts in the mail, and you’ll be supporting my efforts to provide these models to schools for free. The first month’s reward […]

Announcing new Patreon rewards: 3D printed shark and ray models!

marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksMarch 9, 2018

Want to support public education about sharks and rays while getting some one-of-a-kind elasmoswag? Sign up for my latest tier of Patreon rewards! Each month, you’ll receive a 3D printed educational model highlighting various aspects of shark and ray biology in the mail. These models will include: Shark teeth Components of shark jaws Stingray spines […]

2 minutes to midnight, 3D printed turtle eggs, awkward fiddlers, Egyptian welders, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 29, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageJanuary 29, 2018

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Good morning. The time is now 2 minutes to mid-night. Doomsday Has Never Been Closer. Good luck. Despite the fact that we live in extremely dangerous times, the scientists in charge of the clock said there is hope. The clock has been wound backwards before, in the wake of […]

6 Essential Tips for the 3D Printing Newbie.

EducationJanuary 23, 2018

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. […]

A year of brutal hurricanes, the wonderful resilience of limpets, talking about meat consumption, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: December 4, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 4, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) ‘Extremely Active’ 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Comes to a Close – Here’s the Full Season in One Four-Minute Video: The final news, for now, from the missing Argentinian submarine: Argentine Navy: Water Entered Missing Sub’s Snorkel and Argentina Abandons Rescue Mission for Missing Sub.

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

Monday Morning SalvageApril 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 to Their Genes. And check out the original paper, below. Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web) This interview with Shay Akil McLean is one of the […]

The 3D-Printed Giant Deep-sea Isopod You Always Wanted.

#OceanOptimism, deep sea, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, ScienceOctober 6, 2016

I love giant deep-sea isopods (Bathynomous giganteus if you’re fancy). I’ve written quite a few articles about giant isopods. Giant isopods were prominently featured in our epic ocean monograph, Sizing Ocean Giants. I’ve even been fortunate enough to observe novel giant isopod behavior in the deep sea. If Southern Fried Science had a mascot, it would […]