Category: MBL in the News

20,000 Discoveries Under the Sea |CSMonitor.com

20,000 Discoveries Under the Sea |CSMonitor.com

In the Christian Science Monitor, Douglas Struck reports on the scientists, including MBL’s Julie Huber, who are unraveling mysteries of the deep ocean and in the process “finding new sources for food, drugs, and energy.” Read more …   Source: 20,000 discoveries under the sea – CSMonitor.com Caption: A Pelagia noctiluca, a type of jellyfish

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Scientists Just Doubled the Number of Known Contagious Cancers | The Washington Post

Scientists Just Doubled the Number of Known Contagious Cancers | The Washington Post

By Sarah Kaplan All along the western Canadian coast, mussels are dying. Their blobby bodies are swollen by tumors. The blood-like fluid that fills their interiors is clogged with malignant cells. They’re all sick with the same thing: cancer. And it seems to be spreading. For all its harrowing, terrifying damage, the saving grace of cancer has

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