Squid’s Shimmer is Captured by MBL Microscope | @NikonInst by Jane Marks

August 30th, 2019 @

Jocelyn Malamy and Elizabeth Lee of University of Chicago have been working with MBL’s Michael Shribak to apply a new technique for imaging jellyfishes and other transparent marine and fresh water animals. In the video below, the iridescent colors depict the birefringent layers in squid skin. This video was captured with the polychromatic polarization microscope, which was invented at […]

Uncovering How Nature Builds with Chitin, Protein | Newswise by Diana Kenney

August 29th, 2019 @

MBL Associate Scientist Michael Shribak and Senior Scientist Joshua Rosenthal collaborated on this study, reported in the August issue of The Biological Bulletin, which features marine biology research. The Biological Bulletin is published by the Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Chicago Press. Newswise — Writers know the power of the pen, but scientists […]