November 27, 2015

Sampling the Ocean to Protect its Health: A Global Scientific Mission


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”



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


Biological Bulletin Editor James L. Olds to Lead National Science Foundation Biological Sciences Division

James Olds

Printable version (pdf) MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—James L. Olds, editor-in-chief of The Biological Bulletin, the 100+ year-old general biology journal published by the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), has been selected by The National Science Foundation to serve as assistant director for the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO). BIO’s mission is to enable discoveries for understanding […]

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 […]