(Updated: April 10, 2024): Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In February 2024, 12 new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly here.

February 2024

Bao, Y., Marin, Z., Zhang, C., Neugebauer, K., Baddeley, D., Shribak, M., & Bewersdorf, J. (2024). A correlative quantitative phase contrast and fluorescence super-resolution microscope for imaging molecules in their cellular context. Biophysical Journal. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2023.11.1808

Doré, H., Eisenberg, A., Junkins, E., Leventhal, G., Ganesh, A., Cordero, O., Paul, B., Valentine, D., O’Malley, M., & Wilbanks, E. (2024). Targeted hypermutation of putative antigen sensors in multicellular bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2316469121

Fogarty, E. C., Schechter, M. S., Lolans, K., Sheahan, M. L., Veseli, I., Moore, R. M., Kiefl, E., Moody, T., Rice, P. A., Yu, M. K., Mimee, M., Chang, E. B., Ruscheweyh, H.-J., Sunagawa, S., Mclellan, S. L., Willis, A. D., Comstock, L. E., & Eren, A. M. (2024). A cryptic plasmid is among the most numerous genetic elements in the human gut. Cell. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2024.01.039 

Fricke, A., Bast, F., Moreira-Saporiti, A., Martins Bussanello, G., Msuya, F. E., & Teichberg, M. (2024). Tropical bloom-forming mesoalgae Cladophoropsis sp. And Laurencia sp.—responses to ammonium enrichment and a simulated heatwave. Journal of Phycology. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.13435

Henderson, L. C., Wittmers, F., Carlson, C. A., Worden, A. Z., & Close, H. G. (2024). Variable carbon isotope fractionation of photosynthetic communities over depth in an open-ocean euphotic zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2304613121

Hill, A., Schäfer, K., Forbrich, I., & Vargas, R. (2024). Empirical Dynamic Modeling Reveals Complexity of Methane Fluxes in a Temperate Salt Marsh. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences. DOI: 10.1029/2023jg007630

Kwiatkowski, E. , Rosenthal, J., & Emery, P. (2024). Clocks at sea: The genome-editing tide is rising. Trends in Genetics. DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2024.01.006

McMaken, C. M., & Gribble, K. E. (2024). A free and user-friendly software protocol for the quantification of microfauna swimming behavior. BioTechniques. DOI: 10.2144/btn-2024-0001

McNellis, R., van Gestel, N., Thomas, R. Q., & Smith, N. G. (2024). Winter cover cropping increases albedo and latent heat flux in a Texas High Plains agroecosystem. Ecosphere.. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.4753

Mensinger, A. (2024). So many toadfish, so little time. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. DOI: 10.1121/10.0024612

Nakamura, M., Kyoda, T., Yoshida, H., Takebayashi-Suzuki, K., Koike, R., Takahashi, E., Moriyama, Y., Wlizla, M., Horb, M. E., & Suzuki, A. (2024). Injury-induced cooperation of InhibinβA and JunB is essential for cell proliferation in Xenopus tadpole tail regeneration. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-54280-w

Perillo, M., Sepe, R. M., Paganos, P., Toscano, A., & Annunziata, R. (2024). Sea cucumbers: An emerging system in evo-devo. EvoDevo. DOI: 10.1186/s13227-023-00220-0

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