Q & A with Roger Hanlon | Current Biology Magazine

September 22nd, 2016 @

by Diana Kenney.  Current Biology has published an entertaining, in-depth interview with MBL Senior Scientist Roger Hanlon, who travels the world as a SCUBA diver studying the behavioral ecology of squid, octopus, cuttlefish (the cephalopods) and other marine organisms. CB: Why are you so enamored with cephalopods? Roger Hanlon: They are weird but exciting, and […]

Thinking big: MBL historian reflects on science, policy, and digitization

September 9th, 2016 @

By Raleigh McElvery  The MBL is home to a variety of researchers studying a myriad of life forms, but Jane Maienschein is an expert on one particular, understudied species—a sub-classification of historian known as the “historian of science.” She also happens to be one herself. Maienschein has co-directed the annual Seminar in the History of […]