Author: Diana Kenney

Inventor of Paper “Origami” Microscope Visits Woods Hole, Reaching All Ages

Inventor of Paper “Origami” Microscope Visits Woods Hole, Reaching All Ages

By Diana Kenney Students in the MBL’s advanced research courses are fortunate to have access to a trove of leading-edge, expensive microscopes, many of which are generously on loan to the MBL from commercial vendors. And this year, the Physiology course students also used a microscope that is powerful for its global accessibility: It’s made

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Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Celeste Cruse, a 7th-grade teacher at Lawrence School in Falmouth, spent two weeks in arctic Alaska in July with environmental scientists from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). Her stay at Toolik Field Station was through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Teachers program. By Celeste Cruse During my recent adventures in the Arctic,

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MBL Microscopy Innovator Joins Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

MBL Microscopy Innovator Joins Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

By Diana Kenney After six years of microscope development at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Shalin Mehta moved in July to Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, an independent, nonprofit medical research institute based in San Francisco. CZ Biohub is a philanthropic effort initiated by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, last year.

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