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

Research

Mote Marks 50 Years of Studying Dolphins in Sarasota Bay

The Sarasota Dolphin Research Program was founded at Mote Marine Laboratory in 1970.

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Future Perfect

So You Bought a 3D Printer. Now What?

With so many imaginative and practical uses, advancements in-home technology open worlds of possibilities.

11/24/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Rescue Mission

Mote Caring for Six Cold-Stunned Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

The six turtles in Mote's care have been nicknamed Art, Blue Spruce, Fraser, Douglas, Canaan and Noble.

11/23/2020 By Staff

Solar Power

Sarasota Solar Co-op Deadline Approaches

Solar United Neighbors will host a free virtual information session tonight at 6 p.m.

11/18/2020 By Staff

Science

Mote Breaks Ground on New Science Education Aquarium

The new 110,000-square-foot aquarium will feature more than 1 million gallons of exhibits.

11/13/2020 By Staff

Red Tide

Mote Marine Laboratory Projects Selected for Red Tide Initiative

The 16 Mote- and partner-led projects will be awarded more than $2.1 million in total grant support.

11/12/2020 By Staff

Veterans Day

Recycle Your Old Computer and Help a Veteran

Bradenton PC Repair and Last 7 Studios will donate your old device to a veteran in need.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Exploring the Green Banana

Mote Scientists Dive Into the Green Banana, One of the World’s Deep Blue Holes

Shaped like an hourglass, the hole starts about 150 feet below the surface and goes down to a 425-foot depth. It had never been explored scientifically before this summer.

10/31/2020 By Susan Burns