March 30, 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; dkenney@mbl.edu 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”

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Congressman Bill Keating Visits the MBL

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

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

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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 […]

Ecologist Cathy Pfister Kicks Off MBL Fall Seminar Series, September 12

Cathy Pfister Tatoosh Island

WOODS HOLE, MA—The 2014 MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series will kick off on Friday, September 12 with a talk by University of Chicago professor Cathy Pfister. Pfister will discuss the ecology of rocky shores, in particular her work on the remote Tatoosh Island, off the west coast of Washington State. The lecture, […]

Serendipity, MBL Style

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Susan Lindquist To Present Final Lecture in 2014 Friday Evening Series, August 22

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

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Stanford Neurobiologist Carla Shatz Discusses Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer’s Disease at August 15 Friday Evening Lecture