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

Advocate and Author Discusses Ethics and the Autism/Asperger World at MBL Summer Falmouth Forum, August 13

Printable version (pdf) This lecture was recorded live on August 13, 2012. Click here to watch the video.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 26, 2012 Contact: Susan Joslin, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7281, sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Michael John Carley, author and executive director of The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership […]

Distinguished Neurobiologist Leslie Vosshall to Discuss Drive Mechanisms that Control Feeding and Sex at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, August 10

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 07, 2012 Contact:  Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7725, ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – The biological drive to eat and have sex is important for all sexually reproducing species. These drives, however, must be carefully controlled for animals—including humans—to function normally. Renowned […]

Science Historians to Reflect on “Scientific Revolutions” and Science Philosopher Thomas Kuhn at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 27

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Thomas Kuhn’s controversial 1962 book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, changed the way that many people look at science.  Once, science seemed to be the constant […]

Neuroscientist to Discuss Use of Deadly Cone Snail Venom as Pain Drug at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 20

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 16, 2012 Contact:    Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Beautiful but deadly cone snails use venom to capture prey, defend against predators, and deter competitors.  The venoms of these marine snails, which can be found […]

Environmental Researcher Jesse Ausubel to Discuss the Environment of the 21st Century at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, July 13

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 09, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert, Senior Publicist/Development Communications, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7725, E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA – Well-known environmental researcher Jesse Ausubel will present the July 13th MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) Friday Evening Lecture, titled “Earth at Seven Billion,” a radical modernist tour […]

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 […]

Developer of Dog Genome Project to Discuss Genetics Behind Dog Traits at MBL Friday Evening Lecture, June 29

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Contact: Gina Hebert Senior Publicist/Development Communications Marine Biological Laboratory Phone: (508) 289-7725 E-Mail: ghebert@mbl.edu   Canine genetics a model for understanding human development   MBL, Woods Hole, MA –Dr. Elaine Ostrander, Chief of the Cancer Genetics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute of […]

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

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 […]