Beauty salon technologies help researchers tag and follow young sea turtles like never before.
By Jef Akst | November 1, 2012
An early version of the silicone-neoprene attachment that was tested without the nail acrylic base-coat. This tag shed from the turtle shell within one to two weeks.
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By Jenny Rood
Loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to find their way home.
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