Author: Diana Kenney

With New Award, MBL Fellows to Focus Scholarship on Regenerative Biology

With New Award, MBL Fellows to Focus Scholarship on Regenerative Biology

Kate MacCord, McDonnell Foundation Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and MBL Fellow Jane Maienschein, who is also University Professor at Arizona State University, have received a renewal award from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to study regenerative biology from the perspectives of its history, philosophy, and its science. All complex living systems, from

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Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish Researchers Huddle for Dialogue, Exchange

Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish Researchers Huddle for Dialogue, Exchange

A lively discussion on whether cuttlefish can count (and how to experimentally test that question) wrapped up the weekly talk series by The Cephalopod Group, which was birthed at the MBL this summer. About 10-20 octopus, squid, and cuttlefish researchers attended the talks each week, organized by Heather Rhodes, Associate Director of the Grass Fellows

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Scientists Receive $1M Award to Study Microbiome Dynamics | UChicago Medicine

Scientists Receive $1M Award to Study Microbiome Dynamics | UChicago Medicine

A new Keck Foundation grant to University of Chicago leverages the research strength of the Microbiome Center, which connects researchers across UChicago’s Biological Sciences Division, Marine Biological Laboratory, and Argonne National Laboratory. As part of this grant, MBL scientists Mitchell Sogin and Jessica Mark Welch will run a proof-of-concept project to study transfer RNA in

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MBL Team to Assess Reducing Nitrogen Load to Local Waters by Managing Forests

MBL Team to Assess Reducing Nitrogen Load to Local Waters by Managing Forests

MBL Ecosystems Center scientists Ivan Valiela and Javier Lloret have received a grant to quantify the potential of forested land cover management to reduce nitrogen loads in several Cape Cod watersheds. This subaward is from the U.S. Geological Survey via the University of Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center. To protect the quality of fresh and

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Feature Video on Roger Hanlon’s Research Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

Feature Video on Roger Hanlon's Research Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

An 8-minute video about MBL Senior Scientist Roger Hanlon‘s research has won one of the most prestigious awards in journalism, an Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting. “In the Deep,” produced by Erik Olsen of Quartz, follows Hanlon from Woods Hole to the South Pacific as he tests a custom, underwater camera that sees the

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Watching Minis Sparkle in the Neurobiology Course | @HaniehFalahati

Watching Minis Sparkle in the Neurobiology Course | @HaniehFalahati

Minis? Sparse twinkles? Below, MBL Neurobiology course faculty member Michael Hoppa explains what is happening in this sparkling video. Visualizing the minis in neurons as sparse twinkles @MBLScience with @MichaelHoppa @RRamos_Neuro @JMAndradeL pic.twitter.com/1gIldyZ8tr — Hanieh Falahati (@HaniehFalahati) August 1, 2018 By Michael Hoppa, Dartmouth College Faculty, MBL Neurobiology course 2018 This movie was obtained by

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