Category: The MBL Global Community

MBL Alumni are Named Fellows of American Association for Advancement of Science

MBL Alumni are Named Fellows of American Association for Advancement of Science

Congratulations to several members of the MBL’s alumni community who have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a lifetime honor in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in advancing science. New Fellows of the AAAS Sections on Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Neurosciences include: Section on Biological Sciences Holly M.

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MBL Scientist’s Invention Aims to Ease the Aching Backs of Adventurers

MBL Scientist’s Invention Aims to Ease the Aching Backs of Adventurers

By Stephanie M. McPherson Imagine you could pack your backpack to bursting for a hike and not worry about the weight pulling at your shoulders as you navigate tricky rocks. Or that you could carry all of your books in your backpack without it jostling up and down as you take the stairs. Through his

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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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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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“The Ark and Beyond” Panel Examines How Aquariums Can Protect Biodiversity

“The Ark and Beyond” Panel Examines How Aquariums Can Protect Biodiversity

“The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation,” the second book in a new series called Convening Science: Discovery at the Marine Biological Laboratory, was celebrated last week with a panel discussion on biodiversity in MBL’s Lillie Auditorium. This volume examines the many human-caused threats to wild species around the world, and

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“Convening Science” Book Series About MBL Launches with “Visions of Cell Biology”

"Convening Science" Book Series About MBL Launches with "Visions of Cell Biology"

The first fruit of the Convening Science: Discovery at the Marine Biological Laboratory book series, published by University of Chicago Press, was toasted in a recent author’s talk held at the MBLWHOI Library. “Visions of Cell Biology” is a volume of scientific, historical, and philosophical essays on a field of research that has been intimately

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Biological Discovery in Woods Hole Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Biological Discovery in Woods Hole Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two alumni of the Biological Discovery in Woods Hole program have been awarded three-year NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Loranzie (LJ) Rogers and Jacey Van Wert were selected from over 12,000 applicants and are two of 2,000 awardees nationally. The fellowship program supports graduate research training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Both Rogers and

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