September 1, 2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

Cellular structures as seen by Bessel beam plane illumination microscopy. Clockwise from upper left: membrane ruffles in a monkey kidney cell; chromosomes (green) and golgi (magenta) in a dividing pig kidney cell; mitochondria in a living pig kidney cell; and microtubules (green) and nuclei (magneta) in a pair of human osteosarcoma cells (E. Betzig).

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 […]

Renowned Climate Communications Expert Susan Joy Hassol to Present “Telling the Climate Change Story” May 21 at the MBL

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Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Gina Hebert, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7725, ghebert@mbl.edu Ian Vorster, Woods Hole Research Center, (508) 540-1509, ivorster@whrc.org Woods Hole, MA – Susan Joy Hassol, a climate change communicator, analyst, and author well-known for her ability to translate science into English, will present a special lecture on Monday, May […]