Category: The MBL Global Community

Ten MBL Affiliates Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ten MBL Affiliates Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ten members of the MBL’s research, education, and alumni communities are newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Election to the Academy recognizes “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research” and is widely considered a mark of excellence in science. It is one of the highest honors a scientist can attain. Among the MBL

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MBL Affiliates Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

MBL Affiliates Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Eight members of the MBL education and alumni communities are newly elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences division. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world. The new class will be inducted at

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Nine MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

Nine MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

Nine of the 96 newly announced Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology have spent time at the Marine Biological Laboratory as researchers, course faculty or students. The new Fellows join the ranks of 2,500 scientists, many of whom have also been awarded Nobel Prizes, Lasker Awards, or the National Medal of Science. Fellows have

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MBL Researchers Contribute to Children’s Book on Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides

MBL Researchers Contribute to Children's Book on Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides

Jane Tucker, senior research assistant in the MBL Ecosystems Center, co-wrote this new book for children that explains why treating your lawn and garden with fertilizers and pesticides can harm local waterways and wildlife. The book reinforces a long-standing research focus at the Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER) site in northeastern Massachusetts, which

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MBL and Woods Hole Oceanographic Renew Library Partnership | @MBLWHOI Library

MBL and Woods Hole Oceanographic Renew Library Partnership | @MBLWHOI Library

Last week, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) renewed its memorandum of understanding with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for their shared scientific library, the MBLWHOI Library. Established at the MBL in 1888 by scientist Cornelia Clapp, the Library began to collaborate on collections with WHOI when the latter was founded in 1930. Today, the MBLWHOI

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Q & A with Neuroethologist Melissa Coleman | Current Biology

Q & A with Neuroethologist Melissa Coleman | Current Biology

Neuroscientist and Grass Foundation Trustee Melissa Coleman reflects on the major influences on her career path, including her interactions at MBL as a student in the Neural Systems & Behavior course and as a Grass Fellow. Coleman is currently on the faculty of the W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont, McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

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Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Celeste Cruse, a 7th-grade teacher at Lawrence School in Falmouth, spent two weeks in arctic Alaska in July with environmental scientists from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). Her stay at Toolik Field Station was through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Teachers program. By Celeste Cruse During my recent adventures in the Arctic,

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