Category: MBL in the News

In Sight: Masters of Camouflage | The Washington Post

In Sight: Masters of Camouflage | The Washington Post

By Carolyn Van Houten and Ben Guarino At the Marine Biological Laboratory, a nonprofit science center seated at the bottom of a seaside hill in Woods Hole, Mass., biologists are raising thousands of animals called cephalopods. These animals — octopuses, cuttlefish and squid — have much to offer biologists: Cephalopods have unusual genetics, unusual bodies

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Former MBL Trustee Claire M. Fraser is President-Elect of AAAS

Former MBL Trustee Claire M. Fraser is President-Elect of AAAS

Former MBL Trustee Claire M. Fraser has been named president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary science society. An expert in microbial genomics, Fraser founded and directs the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She will begin her term on Feb. 18

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Those We Lost in 2018 | The Scientist Magazine

Those We Lost in 2018 | The Scientist Magazine

The late MBL scientist Osamu Shimomura, 2008 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, is in this list. By Ashley Yeager The scientific community said goodbye to a number of leading researchers this year. Read more … Photo: Aequorea victoria, the species of jellyfish Osamu Shimomura used to isolate green fluorescent protein. © ISTOCK.COM, GARYKAVANAGH Source: Those We

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