Author: Diana Kenney

Remembering Woods Hole Scientists: Their Final Resting Places | The Hydra Lab

Remembering Woods Hole Scientists: Their Final Resting Places | The Hydra Lab

Scores of scientists over the past century have considered Woods Hole their second home, and some chose it as their final place of rest. Last summer, students from the Hydra Lab in the MBL Whitman Center created an interactive map of scientists’ tombstones in the Church of the Messiah cemetery in Woods Hole. It’s a

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A Generation on the Gemma: A Tribute to Capt. Bill Klimm

A Generation on the Gemma: A Tribute to Capt. Bill Klimm

By Hannah Knighton

Capt. Bill Klimm is exactly the kind of guy you’d think of when you hear the word “fisherman,” with his dark blue jeans, plain grey shirt, and a ball cap shading his slightly sunburned face. His eyes are a startling shade of blue, so vivid it was like all the time he spent on the ocean suspended the colors within him

Clifford Brangwynne Receives MacArthur “Genius” Award for Research Begun at MBL

Clifford Brangwynne Receives MacArthur "Genius" Award for Research Begun at MBL

Congratulations to Clifford Brangwynne of Princeton University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), who has been named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow (see video). In 2009 in the MBL Physiology course, Brangwynne, Anthony Hyman and colleagues discovered a new way for living cells to organize their components:  Liquid-liquid phase separation, akin to oil separating from water. This turned

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MBL Candle House has its Whale Boat Back, Fully Restored

MBL Candle House has its Whale Boat Back, Fully Restored

The iconic whaling ship model that, since the mid-1960s, has jutted out toward Water Street from the façade of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s (MBL) Candle House is back in place, after a complete overhaul. Myron Hartford of North Falmouth restored and repainted the model ship, which is a replica of the Charles W. Morgan, a

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NSF Supports MBL Workshop on Innovations in Imaging and Computation

NSF Supports MBL Workshop on Innovations in Imaging and Computation

MBL Senior Scientist Rudolf Oldenbourg has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to co-present a national workshop on “Enabling Biological Discovery Through Innovations in Imaging and Computation.” The workshop will be held at the Marine Biological Laboratory on November 26-28, 2018. The agenda is here. The workshop was inspired by major transformations

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