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In Sight: Masters of Camouflage | The Washington Post

In Sight: Masters of Camouflage | The Washington Post

By Carolyn Van Houten and Ben Guarino At the Marine Biological Laboratory, a nonprofit science center seated at the bottom of a seaside hill in Woods Hole, Mass., biologists are raising thousands of animals called cephalopods. These animals — octopuses, cuttlefish and squid — have much to offer biologists: Cephalopods have unusual genetics, unusual bodies

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New MBL Microscope Combines Two Powerful Imaging Techniques

New MBL Microscope Combines Two Powerful Imaging Techniques

By Mark Wolverton The Marine Biological Laboratory has purchased a new, advanced confocal microscope with a grant from the National Institutes of Health awarded to Associate Scientist Michael Shribak. Shribak, in collaboration with Kazuhiro Maeshima of Japan’s National Institute of Genetics (NIG) and MBL’s Tomomi Tani, will use the microscope to study heterochromatin (a condensed

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