Author: Diana Kenney

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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New Genus of Bacteria Named After MBL Scientist | @jt_aquaeco

New Genus of Bacteria Named After MBL Scientist | @jt_aquaeco

Not everyone has a genus (nevermind a species) named after them! But this study by a team of Czech and Slovak scientists introduces the bacteria Gibliniella, named “in honor of Anne E. Giblin, a well–known North American ecologist who stud[ies] anthropogenic inputs to ecosystems.” Giblin, director of the MBL Ecosystems Center, has worked for decades

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