News & Public Affairs02/26/15 Seán Kinane
MidPoint with WMNF News Friday
On Wednesday a pioneering researcher -- known as the "Shark Lady" -- who broke glass ceilings as a woman in science died in Sarasota, Florida.
Dr. Eugenie Clark founded the lab that would become Mote Marine Laboratory and inspired many people, especially women, to study science. She died at age 92 due to complications from battling lung cancer.
WMNF News' Seán Kinane spoke with one of Clark’s colleagues, Dr. Robert Hueter, Director of the Center for Shark Research at Mote Marine Laborat...Be the first to comment
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Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday) Listen to this entire show:
Our first guest is Juliet Eilperin, a science writer for the Washington Post. She recently published a book, âDemon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharksâ that provides a global look at the often surprising and inexplicable ways people and cultures relate to, and engage with the oceanâs top predator, sharks. She says that more than 70 million sharks are killed every year-- their fins cut off to make shark fin soup. As many as 90% of the sharks in the world's oceans are now ...1 comments