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Science Historians to Reflect on “Scientific Revolutions” and Science Philosopher Thomas Kuhn at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 27

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Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Thomas Kuhn’s controversial 1962 book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, changed the way that many people look at science.  Once, science seemed to be the constant […]

MBL Scientists to Explore Hidden Realm of Microbes, Viruses Beneath the Ocean Floor

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Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2012 CONTACT:  Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7139; dkenney@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, MASS.—The microbes and viruses shrouded in darkness below the ocean floor are bound to become much less mysterious, due to a bold research program led by MBL Bay Paul Center Scientist Julie Huber and her colleagues […]

Neuroscientist to Discuss Use of Deadly Cone Snail Venom as Pain Drug at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 20

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Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 16, 2012 Contact:    Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Beautiful but deadly cone snails use venom to capture prey, defend against predators, and deter competitors.  The venoms of these marine snails, which can be found […]

MBL Announces New Program in the Study of Vision, Balance, and Hearing

Left: MBL research is aimed at the development of biomaterials that mimic the camouflage abilities of squid skin. This image shows the light-reflecting  organs in squid skin -- chromatophores (large brown, red, and yellow structures) and iridophores (pink iridescent splotches). Photo by Lydia Mäthger.

Right: Much of what we know about the sense organs in the inner ear that govern balance and equilibrium, and disorders of those organs such as vertigo and Ménière’s disease, have derived from MBL studies in the toadfish. Photo by David Remsen.

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2012 Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7139; dkenney@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, MASS.—The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) announces the formation of a new program to capitalize on its many strengths in sensory biology—especially research into vision, balance, and hearing. The new Program in Sensory Physiology and Behavior (PSPB) […]

Summer Salon Series at MBLWHOI Library Celebrates Science, Literature, and Culture

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 13, 2012 Contact:    Andrea Early, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7652, E-Mail: aearly@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – The MBLWHOI Library announces the return of its popular Summer Salon Series with three events covering topics including what 20th century intellects might have tweeted, the evolution of the […]

Join us on July 29 for the MBL Gala, featuring the Tokyo String Quartet! Tickets are now available.

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Birds of Prey Show on July 18 with Marla Isaac at the MBL Club

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Printable version (pdf) For Immediate Release: July 10, 2012 Contact: David Gallagher, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7119; dgallagher@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Marla Isaac from New England Reptile and Raptor will bring her birds of prey show to the MBL Club, 100 Water Street in Woods Hole, on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 PM. During the show, […]

MBL Club Offers Summer Seashore Science Classes for Children

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Printable version (pdf) For Immediate Release: July 10 2012 For more information, visit our website. MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA — The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Club invites children ages 4, 5, and 6 to explore, discover, and learn about the seashore habitat around Woods Hole. The MBL offers two Coastal Explorers classes during the summer: […]

Environmental Researcher Jesse Ausubel to Discuss the Environment of the 21st Century at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 13

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Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 09, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Well-known environmental researcher Jesse Ausubel will present the July 13th MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) Friday Evening Lecture, titled “Earth at Seven Billion,” a radical modernist tour […]

Magician to perform at MBL Club in Woods Hole on Wednesday, July 11

Printable version (pdf) For Immediate Release: July 10 2012 Contact: David Gallagher, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7119; dgallagher@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA — Professional Magician, Chris Bolter, will perform a hilarious show on Wednesday, July 11 at 7 PM at the MBL Club, 100 Water Street in Woods Hole. Join us for this evening of magical […]