Author: Diana Kenney

Exploring the Microscopic World, Live, with Clare Waterman | CNN

Exploring the Microscopic World, Live, with Clare Waterman | CNN

A recent episode of CNN’s “Unseen World” has a wonderful interview with cell biologist Clare Waterman, who, as host Max Foster says, “gazes through the microscope at a bizarre and wonderful unseen world.” Waterman offers commentary on a vivid gallery: A human T-cell killing a cancer cell; microbial “rush hour” in a single drop of

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MBL Researchers Contribute to Children’s Book on Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides

MBL Researchers Contribute to Children's Book on Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides

Jane Tucker, senior research assistant in the MBL Ecosystems Center, co-wrote this new book for children that explains why treating your lawn and garden with fertilizers and pesticides can harm local waterways and wildlife. The book reinforces a long-standing research focus at the Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER) site in northeastern Massachusetts, which

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