Shark Slime!

Research on basking sharks, funded by the Heritage Council will be the subject of a live lecture by Dr Simon Berrow under the auspices of TEDx Dublin.� The talk entitled "Shark Slime ! A tool for a better global understanding of basking sharks" will present the discovery that DNA can be extracted from shark slime using non-invasive research techniques. Please tune in to TEDx Dublin for this event streamed live on the internet.

Basking shark head © E. Johnston

The event at the Science Gallery in Dublin on 12 March 2010 will be streamed live on <a href="" target="_blank"><b></b></a> from 9pm.

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