Category: Course Connection

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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From One Protein, A Diversity of Structures | @AidanFenix

From One Protein, A Diversity of Structures | @AidanFenix

Aidan Fenix, a graduate student at Vanderbilt University, captured this image in the MBL’s Physiology course, where he is a student this summer: MICROTUBULE MADNESS! Fascinating how 1 protein, tubulin, can give rise to such diverse structures. Long “cables” for structure, “hairy” cilia for swimming, and large brush-like cilia for feeding. Adaptation and efficiency.#physiology2018 #Stentore

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Journalism Fellows are Knee-Deep in Research at MBL

Journalism Fellows are Knee-Deep in Research at MBL

Science and health journalists from five nations are plunging fearlessly into hands-on research this week at MBL through the Logan Science Journalism Program. (Bios of the 12 journalism fellows are here.) The Environmental fellows strapped on waders and collected coastal food-web samples at Waquoit Bay, Falmouth; their data analysis started last night. Meanwhile, the Biomedical

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