Author: Diana Kenney

Team Explores the Recovery, Resilience of a Stressed Salt Marsh

Team Explores the Recovery, Resilience of a Stressed Salt Marsh

Day in and day out for 13 years, scientists slowly dripped fertilizers into a pristine section of salt marsh north of Boston. They were simulating, in a controlled experiment, the pollution that marshes in densely populated areas receive from sewage, lawn fertilizer, and other human sources. By the time they stopped dripping the nutrients —

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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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