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A New Visual Identity for the MBL

Over the past year, the Marine Biological Laboratory has been working to refresh our visual identity, keeping the historic ties to our legacy seal, while ensuring our new identity is modernized, simplified, and can be replicated across multiple channels—from print to the digital sphere. We landed with a clean, modern icon that’s distinctive while being […]

Registration Open for Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Conference

The Marine Biological Laboratory is pleased to announce that registration is open for LSFM 2021, a conference that will bring together innovators in microscopy from academic institutes, industry, and federal laboratories to share and brainstorm the latest developments taking place in light-sheet research and its biological applications. The conference will provide a combination of virtual and […]

Microbes in Dental Plaque are More Like Relatives in Soil than on the Tongue

Contact: Diana Kenney dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-605-3525 By Alison Caldwell University of Chicago Medicine Study suggests plaque may have been a “stepping stone” for microbes into the body CHICAGO and WOODS HOLE, Mass. — From the perspective of A. Murat Eren, the mouth is the perfect place to study microbial communities. “Not only is it the beginning […]

Ecosystems Center and Semester in Environmental Science Webinars

Lunch and Learn: Environmental Issues & Challenges in the 21st Century

The Acrobatic Hydra Shows Off:  How Environmental Cues Can Affect Behavior

By Raleigh McElvery WOODS HOLE, Mass. — Although it may seem counterintuitive, researchers are turning to an animal without a brain to crack the neural code underlying behavior. Hydra vulgaris, a tiny, tentacled, freshwater organism, uses “nets” of neurons dispersed throughout its tube-like body to coordinate stretching, contracting, somersaulting, and feeding movements. This simple nervous […]

A Virtual Tour Through the Nikon Small World Exhibit

2019 Nikon Small World Virtual Exhibit

2020-21 Falmouth Forum Lecture Series

MBL Falmouth Forum Lecture Series 2020-21

MBL Announces 2020 Friday Evening Lecture Series

The Marine Biological Laboratory is pleased to announce the Friday Evening Lecture schedule for the summer of 2020. The hour-long presentations are geared for a diverse and engaged audience and appeal to scientists and non-scientists alike. Although all in-person events at the MBL are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tradition continues this summer […]