Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In April 2024, 11 new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly here.

April 2024

Álvarez-Campos, P., García-Castro, H., Emili, E., Pérez-Posada, A., del Olmo, I., Peron, S., Salamanca-Díaz, D. A., Mason, V., Metzger, B., Bely, A. E., Kenny, N. J., Özpolat, B. D., & Solana, J. (2024). Annelid adult cell type diversity and their pluripotent cellular origins. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-024-47401-6

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Arkhipova, I., & Yushenova, I. (2023). To be mobile or not: The variety of reverse transcriptases and their recruitment by host genomes. Биохимия. DOI: 10.31857/s0320972523110088

Freilich, M.A., Poirier, C., Dever, M., Alou-Font E., Allen, J., Cabornero, A., Sudek, L., Chang J.C., Ruiz, S., Pascual, A., Farrar, J.T., Johnston, T.M.S., D'Asaro ,E.A., Worden, A.Z., Mahadevan, A. 3D intrusions transport active surface microbial assemblages to the dark ocean, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI:10.1073/pnas.2319937121

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Harbeitner, R. C., Wittmers, F., Yung, C. C. M., Eckmann, C. A., Hehenberger, E., Blum, M., Needham, D. M., & Worden, A. Z. (2024). Gradients of bacteria in the oceanic water column reveal finely-resolved vertical distributions. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0298139

Liu, X. J. A., Han, S., Frey, S. D., Melillo, J. M., Zhou, J., & DeAngelis, K. M. (2024). Microbial responses to long-term warming differ across soil microenvironments. ISME Communications. DOI: 10.1093/ismeco/ycae051

Lígia Fonseca Coelho, Lisa Kaltenegger, Stephen Zinder, William Philpot, Taylor L Price, Trinity L Hamilton, Purple is the new green: biopigments and spectra of Earth-like purple worlds, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stae601

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Maes, S. L., Dietrich, J., Midolo, G., Schwieger, S., Kummu, M., Vandvik, V., Aerts, R., Althuizen, I. H. J., Biasi, C., Björk, R. G., Böhner, H., Carbognani, M., Chiari, G., Christiansen, C. T., Clemmensen, K. E., Cooper, E. J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Elberling, B., Faubert, P., Fetcher, N., Forte, T. G. W., Gaudard, J., Gavazov, K., Guan, Z., Guomundsson, J., Gya, R., Hallin, S., Hansen, B. B., Haugum, S. V., He, J.-S., Hicks Pries, C., Hovenden, M. J., Jalava, M., Jonsdottir, I. S., Juhanson, J., Jung, J. Y., Kaarlejarvi, E., Kwon, M. J., Lamprecht, R. E., Le Moullec, M., Lee, H., Marushchak, M. E., Michelsen, A., Munir, T. M., Myrsky, E. M., Nielsen, C. S., Nyberg, M., Olofsson, J., Oskarsson, H., Parker, T. C., Pedersen, E. P., Petit Bon, M., Petraglia, A., Raundrup, K., Ravn, N. M. R., Rinnan, R., Rodenhizer, H., Ryde, I., Schmidt, N. M., Schuur, E. A. G., Sjogersten, S., Stark, S., Strack, M., Tang, J., Tolvanen, A., Topper, J. P., Vaisanen, M. K., van Logtestijn, R. S. P., Voigt, C., Walz, J., Weedon, J. T., Yang, Y., Ylanne, H., Bjorkman, M. P., Sarneel, J. M., & Dorrepaal, E. (2024). Environmental drivers of increased ecosystem respiration in a warming tundra. Nature. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-024-07274-7

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Mantica, F., Iñiguez, L. P., Marquez, Y., Permanyer, J., Torres-Mendez, A., Cruz, J., Franch-Marro, X., Tulenko, F., Burguera, D., Bertrand, S., Doyle, T., Nouzova, M., Currie, P. D., Noriega, F. G., Escriva, H., Arnone, M. I., Albertin, C. B., Wotton, K. R., Almudi, I., Martin, D., & Irimia, M. (2024). Evolution of tissue-specific expression of ancestral genes across vertebrates and insects. Nature Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-024-02398-5

O’Shea, R., Capuzzo, E., Hemming, V., Grebe, G., Stafford, R., van den Burg, S. W. K., Wood, D., Watson, G., Wells, V., Johnson, T., Erbs, S., W. van Hal, J., Binnerts, B., Collins, A. M., & Howe, C. (2024). Managing offshore multi-use settings: Use of conceptual mapping to reduce uncertainty of co-locating seaweed aquaculture and wind farms. Journal of Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2024.120696

Petrova, K., Tretiakov, M., Kotov, A., Monsoro-Burq, A. H., & Peshkin, L. (2024). A new atlas to study embryonic cell types in Xenopus. Developmental Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2024.04.003

Sulman, B. N., Wang, J., LaFond-Hudson, S., O’Meara, T. A., Yuan, F., Molins, S., Hammond, G., Forbrich, I., Cardon, Z. G., & Giblin, A. (2024). Integrating Tide-Driven Wetland Soil Redox and Biogeochemical Interactions Into a Land Surface Model. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. DOI: 10.1029/2023MS004002


Are you an MBL scientist with a paper that came out this month, which was not included on this list? We apologize for the oversight. Please email comm@mbl.edu