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Dance, Science to Collide in ‘Bodystorming’ Performance


Scientists Discover Thriving Colonies of Microbes in Ocean ‘Plastisphere’

Assorted plastic debris collected from the ocean. Credit: Erik Zettler, Sea Education Association

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2013 Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory 508-289-7139; dkenney@mbl.edu, or WHOI Media Relations Office 508-289-3340; whoi@media.edu   WOODS HOLE, Mass.–Scientists have discovered a diverse multitude of microbes colonizing and thriving on flecks of plastic that have polluted the oceans—a vast new human-made flotilla of microbial communities that […]

Shinya Inoué is Designated Honorary Scholar at Friday Harbor Laboratory’s E.S. Morse Institute


MBL Researchers Find Zinc’s Crucial Pathway to the Brain


@MBL: On Kayaking and Potassium Channels: A Visit with Rod MacKinnon

Art and Science Combine in Exhibit of FASEB Journal Covers at MBL


Microbial Diversity Course to Receive “Milestones in Microbiology Site” Honor


@mbl: Searching for a Solution to Coral Bleaching

Top view of a day-old spawned Porites spp. larvae. Composite image seen under a fluorescent microscope. Symbiotic zooxanthellae autofluorescence in red, larvae epidermis autofluorescence in green. Courtesy of Guillermo Yudowski

New Insight on Cuttlefish Decision-Making During Adaptive Camouflage

New Sculpture, “Flukes,” Graces Waterfront Park

Gordon Gund's "Flukes" is an abstract form inspired by the shape of a whale's tail.

The MBL’s Waterfront Park in Woods Hole was enhanced this week with the installation of “Flukes,” a cast-bronze sculpture generously donated to the MBL by the artist, Gordon Gund of Princeton, New Jersey. The sculpture was inspired by an encounter Gund had with pilot whales one summer on Nantucket Island. A pod of whales had […]