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3D Movies Reveal How Cuttlefish Determine Distance When Striking at Prey

3D Movies Reveal How Cuttlefish Determine Distance When Striking at Prey

Whitman Center Fellow Trevor Wardill and team conducted experiments on cuttlefish vision over the past year in the MBL’s Marine Resources Center, publishing their results this week in Science Advances. While cuttlefish wearing glasses is an unexpected sight, a University of Minnesota-led research team built an underwater theater and equipped the cephalopods with specialized 3D

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Discovering Kinesin in Squid – Again! | @nucleiLinda and @nmoy6

Discovering Kinesin in Squid - Again! | @nucleiLinda and @nmoy6

The ink-stained lab coats on these MBL Physiology course students tell a story! Last week, using local squid provisioned by the MBL collecting boat, the students recreated the exciting discovery of kinesin in squid neurons in the early 1980s at MBL. Kinesins are a large and important family of motor proteins that perform critical biological

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UChicago’s Graduate Bootcamp at MBL Piques Interest of Educators

UChicago's Graduate Bootcamp at MBL Piques Interest of Educators

This fall on the MBL campus, the week-long QBio Bootcamp for University of Chicago graduate students will be held for the fifth time. The intensive training session in quantitative biology—combined with a responsible research course taught later in the academic year—prepares students in the Biological Sciences Division with the programming, statistics, and documentation practices they

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