October 25, 2014

PEP Broadens the Woods Hole Net

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By Laurel Hamers Among scientists, Woods Hole holds an international reputation as a hotspot for research. Especially during the summer, the community brims with geographic diversity, attracting visiting scientists from around the world. Yet it is still lacking in diversity in a very important aspect: with members of traditionally underrepresented groups in science in the […]

Becoming Fearless: The Neural Systems and Behavior Experience

The 2014 NS&B class with faculty from cycles 3 and 4. Credit:  Mufaddal Baghdadwala

By Wojciech Mikoluszko The following is an edited interview with André Fenton of New York University and Hans A. Hofmann of University of Texas, co-directors of the MBL Neural Systems and Behavior (NS&B) course. This is your second year as NS&B co-directors, for which you spend eight weeks of your summer engaged in very intense […]

Why Antibiotics Remain in the U.S. Food Supply: A Special Lecture at the MBL on July 26

In the Whitman Center: Tadpoles Aid Neural Regeneration Research

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Why Do Our Limbs Look the Way They Do? Ask a Skate

Skate swimming in MRC Laurel Hamers

From the Grass Lab: Inside the Mosquito Brain

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“Where the Sun Never Sleeps (and Neither Do the Scientists)” – Field Notes from Toolik Lake, Alaska

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MBL Scientists to Participate in International Ocean Sampling Day

Marine diatoms. Credit: Gordon T. Taylor, Stony Brook University

Contact: Diana Kenney dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139; cell 508-685-3525 WOODS HOLE, Mass.— Saturday, June 21, 2014 is International Ocean Sampling Day. Scientists around the globe—including at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)—will be collecting water samples, each containing a myriad of microorganisms, from different sites in the ocean. The goal of Ocean Sampling Day is to provide fundamental […]

@MBL: Cities are Ecosystems, Too

A New Look at Old Forests: Study Revises Theory on Growth and Carbon Storage in Mature Trees

Harvard Forest in Petersham, Mass. Credit: D. Foster

Contact: Diana Kenney dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139 WOODS HOLE, Mass.— As forests age, their ability to grow decreases, a new study by Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) scientists and colleagues has determined. Since most U.S. forests are maturing from regeneration that began about 100 years ago when extensive clear-cutting occurred, the study suggests the future growth of U.S. […]