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RECENT MARINE AND COASTAL BLOG POSTS

Women in STEM Careers: Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza

Many people have heard of Dr. Marie Curie, likely in a science class in school. The French physicist and chemist earned two Nobel Prize honors for her work, becoming the first person ever to do so. And she remains the only person awarded Nobels...
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Prepping our next horseshoe crab citizen science effort

  Enthusiasm is high for citizen science projects in our area, as we've seen with the success of our Sarasota County Horseshoe Crab Watch Program. Participants eagerly have waded in (sometimes literally) on efforts to gather more...
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Citizen science opportunity closing quickly… don’t miss it

Did you know that horseshoe crabs have been around for at least 445 million years? Fossil records from prehistoric horseshoe crabs look very similar to existing horseshoe crabs, with not much change. And, that is why some people refer to them as...
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