Author: Diana Kenney

Tracking fish migration in a thawing Arctic landscape

Tracking fish migration in a thawing Arctic landscape

Here’s a photographic update from Heidi Golden of the FishScape Team, which is studying the movement of Arctic grayling populations throughout the northern Alaskan landscape. The team is tracking several genetically distinct grayling populations, and is interested in the fishes’ performance in watersheds that differ in temperature, aquatic connectivity, and sensitivity to climate change. The

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Science journalists take research crash course at MBL

Science journalists take research crash course at MBL

Twelve intrepid science journalists spent 10 days this spring delving into biological or environmental research at the MBL, under the guidance of scientists. The journalists were 2016 recipients of fellowships from the MBL Logan Science Journalism Program, now entering its 31st year. In the spirit of the MBL’s “learning by discovery” model, the journalists learned

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MBL friendly octopus eggs are hatching!

By Raleigh McElvery It may come as a surprise that an octopus could be the next “lab rat.” MBL research fellow Eric Edsinger is developing Octopus laqueus — also called the “friendly octopus” because it is less cannibalistic than other octopus species — as a possible genetic model for cephalopods. This requires culturing multiple generations

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On regeneration: new video features Alejandro Sánchez-Alvarado | iBiology

On regeneration: new video features Alejandro Sánchez-Alvarado | iBiology

iBiology, which produces free video seminars of leading scientists presenting their research, knows where to find both rising stars and established icons of biology: in Woods Hole. Every summer, iBiology sets up a temporary film studio in the MBL’s Lillie Building to record new seminars that draw from the extraordinarily rich MBL scientific community. iBiology’s

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