Eighth Grader’s Shark Fin Research Featured in Johns Hopkins Magazine


On the assumption that shark fins were largely composed of cartilage, Park eighth grader Sophie Elisseeff wondered whether it would be possible to grow shark fins in the lab. Her motivation: the possibility of saving millions of animals from death due to the practice of harvesting shark fins for soup. Read about her research in Johns Hopkins Magazine.

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