By Eve Zuckoff Overdevelopment, climate change, and outdated wastewater infrastructure around Buzzards Bay have contributed to a decline in water quality, according to the Buzzards Bay Coalition. Since 1992, the coalition has relied on volunteers and scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory to collect water samples and measure the water’s temperature, salinity, nitrogen levels, and more.
MBL Society Members Thoru Pederson and James P. Collins, who also co-directs the MBL-ASU History of Biology seminars, are among 14 MBL-affiliated scientists who have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. All were elected to the Academy’s Biological Sciences division. These
Promega supports the MBL in a variety of ways, including donating molecular cell biology resources to the MBL courses through the Scientific Vendor Partnership program. By Shelley K. Mesch A Promega Corp. product received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to be used in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s test for
By Ryan Spencer The rush-hour traffic has subsided and, overhead, planes fly with lessened frequency as the Earth, in its eons-old circumnavigation of the sun, brings the 2020 calendar careening toward April 22—Earth Day. The 50th anniversary of the international holiday will pass in relative silence this year on Cape Cod, without the traditional beach