November 26, 2014

MBL Celebrates the Reopening of Newly Renovated Pierce Exhibit Center

Pierce Exhibit Center

For Immediate Release: July 5, 2012 Contact: Andrea Early, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7652, aearly@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA — Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) celebrated the reopening of its Pierce Exhibit Center and Gift Shop on July 4th during the MBL’s annual July 4th parade. The newly renovated exhibit center, located at 100 Water St., […]

MBL to Sponsor Artisan Fairs July 13 and August 10

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory Phone: (508) 289-7725| E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu Events will feature work of fine artists and skilled artisans; to be held in Woods Hole Waterfront Park MBL, Woods Hole, MA – The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is pleased to sponsor […]

Internationally Recognized Biologist, Elly Tanaka, to Discuss Limb & Spinal Cord Regeneration at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 6

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory Phone: (508) 289-7725| E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – The ability of salamanders to regenerate a complete limb or tail after cutting anywhere along their length has fascinated biologists for centuries. Yet the complex make-up of […]

MBL Among Six Woods Hole Science Institutions to Refocus Efforts on Diversity, Renew Memorandum of Understanding to Create ‘Pathways of Opportunity’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2012 WOODS HOLE, MA—The leaders of the six scientific and educational organizations in Woods Hole, including the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), renewed their commitment to building a diverse and inclusive scientific community by signing an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) June 25 at a ceremony at the Sea Education Association.  […]

Microscopy Pioneer to Kick Off MBL Friday Evening Lecture Series, June 22 with “Pushing the Envelope in Biological Fluorescence Microscopy”

Cellular structures as seen by Bessel beam plane illumination microscopy. Clockwise from upper left: membrane ruffles in a monkey kidney cell; chromosomes (green) and golgi (magenta) in a dividing pig kidney cell; mitochondria in a living pig kidney cell; and microtubules (green) and nuclei (magneta) in a pair of human osteosarcoma cells (E. Betzig).

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu   MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Optical microscopy has remained at the forefront of biological discovery for centuries. However, as the understanding of biological systems as increased, so has the complexity […]

Unwrapping the Plastisphere: Marine Conservation on the High Seas

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“More than One Way to Be Healthy”: First Map of the Bacterial Makeup of Humans Relies on MBL Innovations, Insights

Caption for MBL image: Intestinal section from a gnotobiotic mouse model inoculated with selected human bacterial species. Blue=Bacteroides WH2, green=Bacteroides thetaiotamicron, pink=Bacteroides vulgatus, yellow=Collinsella aerofaciens, red=Ruminococcus torques. Credit: Yuko Hasegawa.

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 13, 2012 AT 1 PM EST CONTACT:  Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7139 or 508-685-3525 (cell); dkenney@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MASS.—The landmark publication this week of a “map” of the bacterial make-up of healthy humans has deep roots in an unexpected place: the ocean. Microbial communities that live […]

MBL to offer Seashore Science Classes for Kids

Class at the touch tank.

Printable version (pdf) For Immediate Release: June 8, 2012 For more information, visit our website. Coastal Explorers seashore science course planned for the summer 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 […]

“Safe” Levels Of Arsenic In Drinking Water Have Negative Health Effects on Pregnant/Lactating Mothers And Offspring, Scientists Find

Printable version (pdf) By Diana Kenney MBL, WOODS HOLE, MASS.—Exposure to arsenic in drinking water at the level the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently deems as safe in the United States (10 parts per billion) induces adverse health outcomes in pregnant and lactating mice and their offspring, concludes a study led by Joshua Hamilton […]

Encyclopedia of Life Reaches Historic “One Million Page” Milestone

Photo by Carey James Balboa

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 25, 2012 Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7139, dkenney@mbl.edu Software that runs the online biodiversity encyclopedia developed at the MBL Woods Hole, MA – The Encyclopedia of Life recently surged past one million pages of content with the addition of hundreds of thousands of new […]