By Boris Tsand For most people, the mention of plastic pollution conjures up images of large garbage patches floating in the open ocean, thanks in part to the proliferation of such images on social media. The public’s preoccupation with these forms of pollution is mirrored in academia; studies in plastic pollution often focus on ocean
By Steven Withrow Human beings now have the technology to rewrite our genetic codes and the codes of every organism on Earth. What is more, this technology has been around for billions of years—bacteria naturally evolved it as a mechanism to fight off viral invaders—only to be discovered in the early 2000s by researchers working
By Hannah Knighton
Jennifer Morgan is a leader at MBL, both as a researcher on spinal cord regeneration and as director of the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering.
By Jane Marks
Grass Fellow Rachel Parkinson looks at the link between crop insecticides and the decline in bee populations.