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Improving Water Quality in Ponds Starting to Gain Momentum | Cape Cod Times

Improving Water Quality in Ponds Starting to Gain Momentum  | Cape Cod Times

Quoted here is Sophia Fox, aquatic ecologist with the Cape Cod National Seashore. Fox did her PhD research at the MBL while enrolled in the Boston University Marine Program, and was a postdoctoral fellow in MBL Distinguished Scientist Ivan Valiela’s lab. By Doug Fraser The health of local ponds or lakes is something Cape Cod

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Undaunted, Grass Fellows Explore Neural Systems — from Ticks to Alligators

Undaunted, Grass Fellows Explore Neural Systems -- from Ticks to Alligators

Like all of MBL’s summer programs, the Grass Fellowships in neuroscience were deferred last year due to the pandemic. Waiting no more, five of the 10 accepted fellows arrived at MBL last May, eager to carry out their independent research projects on animal systems ranging from ticks to squid to alligators. “The fellows had to

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Undergraduate Researchers Spend Successful Summer at MBL

Undergraduate Researchers Spend Successful Summer at MBL

Defying the odds, 13 undergraduates spent their summer at MBL conducting faculty-mentored research, presenting their results to the community on Aug. 17. “Among our peers, MBL was one of the only institutions that was able to bring in students this summer,” said MBL Education Director Linda Hyman, referring to the MBL’s commitment to safely host

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MBL to Become Hub for Aquatic Symbiosis Research through Major New Grant

MBL to Become Hub for Aquatic Symbiosis Research through Major New Grant

MBL Director Nipam Patel has received a major grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop MBL as a central resource for the scientific community to study symbiosis in aquatic organisms. Symbiosis, in its original definition, is the “living together of unlike organisms.” Symbioses include mutually beneficial partnerships – such as coral animals

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