New sound tech aims to save whales from ship collisions

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Researchers examine a dead blue whale that was struck by a ship. Photo credit: Craig Hayslip

Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions by using a new sound technology that detects when the endangered animals are present, and then alerts cargo ships to slow down. A new study on Latinx representation in films gives Hollywood a low grade. And three companies are vying to redesign the La Brea Tar Pits.