Halloween Creativity

Why Carve a Pumpkin When You Can Engrave One With a Laser?

This past Saturday, Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab hosted a pumpkin laser-engraving event that put local families in the Halloween spirit.

10/25/2021 By Marc Griffin

Sidewalk Science

This Manatee County Teacher Is Bringing Science Experiments to Local Parks

Alex Martin is the founder of the Sidewalk Science Center, which offers free science experiments for kids at Bayfront Park in Sarasota and the Riverwalk in Bradenton.

10/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Awards

SMH Named One of World’s ‘Most Wired’ Hospitals

SMH was recognized for advancing a broad range of digital health technologies promoting better and more secure patient interactions and care.

10/06/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

Solutions to Avoid Red Tide Launches Regional 'Healthy Ponds Collaborative'

The new collaborative aims to help more neighborhoods upgrade their ponds, more effectively remove red-tide causing nutrients, and cost-share the improvements.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Jump in

Swimply App Lets You Rent a Pool for a Day

Hosts list their pools, and users rent them for an hourly rate.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Climate

Climate Adaptation Center Announces First Conference

The center's first-ever climate forecast conference will be held on Nov. 19, 2021.

07/19/2021 By Staff

There's an App for That

Five Apps That Will Keep You Informed During Hurricane Season

These downloads will keep you aware of what's going on in your neighborhood in the event of a storm.

07/06/2021 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Season

Three Rare Tropical Disturbances Are Brewing

Make sure you’ve got your hurricane plans in place.

06/15/2021 By Susan Burns

Saving sea cows

Manatee Habitat at Bishop Museum Will Reopen This Month

The renovated Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature will reopen at the end of the month with two manatees.

06/04/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Technology

The Ringling Acquires New Preservation Technology

Filmic FI-16 allows analog films to be converted to digital, as well as preserved and corrected. High-resolution photos can also be captured from the films.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Noted Shark Expert Joins Mote Marine Laboratory

Dr. Demian Chapman will serve as senior scientist and director of Mote's Center for Shark Research.

04/23/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

New Report Reveals Impacts of 2018 Red Tide Bloom

The report details conditions in the five-county Tampa Bay/Sarasota Bay region before, during and after the red tide event across 18 measures of community well being.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Exploration

Here's What's New at the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Looking for some adventure and a cool science lesson? Visit the Bishop's many new programs and exhibits.

03/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Science

Mote, City of Anna Maria Partner on Marine Science Center

The center will be built in the 1,800 square feet of empty space currently available at the City of Anna Maria Pier.

03/22/2021 By Staff

Going Solar

Solar Prices Are Dropping and Technology Has Improved

Prices for solar systems have dropped 45 percent in the last five years.

03/01/2021 By Susan Burns

Space

Roskamp Institute Partners With NASA

As an Animal Care Facility, Roskamp Institute will support several NASA missions per year over the next four years.

02/24/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Anonymous Donor Gives $34,000 to Faulhaber Fab Lab

The funds helped Suncoast Science Center add a fleet of innovative new 3D printers to the lab.

01/12/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Jan. 7-13

Outdoor concerts, rainforest masks for sale, astrophotography lessons and more.

01/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

My Octopus Friend

'The Octopus and Me': One-on-One With Mote's Curious Mollusk

The life of this octopus is structured around play—it needs to keep its mind active.

01/01/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Simply Fab

The Suncoast Science Center and Its Faulhaber Fab Lab Enliven the Study of Science

The science center is chockablock with 3D printers, mills for fine metal work and other gee-whiz machines.

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton