December 1, 2015

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Microscopist and MBL Visiting Scientist and Faculty Member Eric Betzig

Eric Betzig tests one of his super-resolution microscopes, still under development, at the MBL. Credit: Tom Kleindinst

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory 508-685-3525 (cell); 508-289-7139; WOODS HOLE, Mass.—When Eric Betzig loaded his hand-built, “bleeding edge” super-resolution microscope into an SUV in 2007 and drove it up to the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) for biologists to “test drive” it, it was immediately embraced as a major breakthrough in […]

Julie Huber Delves into the Deep-Sea “Dark Energy Biosphere”



Congressman Bill Keating Visits the MBL

Salt Marsh Strategies: How Plum Island is Holding Up Against Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change

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@MBL: A New Method for Checking the Ocean’s Health


University of Chicago Graduate Student Research Awardees Discover the MBL

Serendipity, MBL Style

Stentor credit micro scope and EOL

@MBL: Origin of Life Symposium Prompts Discussion on Early Evolution


@MBL: Adam Cohen Receives Inaugural Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists


PEP Broadens the Woods Hole Net

PEP student Ola Olawoyin conducts field work in

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 […]