By Emily Greenhalgh The Marine Biological Laboratory has always been a unique institution—it’s part of the “MBL magic” that many scientists and students talk about every year. Its founding was no exception. When the MBL was founded in 1888, it was unusual for its time in that it encouraged women students of science to apply
MBL senior scientist Joshua Rosenthal talks CRISPR, RNA editing, and cephalopods with Nature News. By Sara Reardon Making changes to the molecular messengers that create proteins might offer flexible therapies for cancer, pain or high cholesterol, in addition to genetic disorders. Thorsten Stafforst found his big break at the worst possible time. In 2012, his
MBL Director Nipam Patel joined the Science Friday crew to talk about one of this favorite scientific topics—butterflies. Scientists are learning that butterfly wings are more than just a pretty adornment. Once thought to be made up of non-living cells, new research suggests that portions of a butterfly wing are actually alive—and serve a very
MBL Senior Scientist Joseph Vallino chats marine microorganisms, ocean chemistry, and thermodynamics with the Future Tech Health Podcast team. By: Future Tech Health Podcast At the Marine Biological Laboratory, Senior Scientist Joseph Vallino is researching how microbes impact the chemistry of the ocean. He joins the podcast to discuss his work in the field of
Graduate students from Brown University headed to the MBL for NeuroPracticum—an immersive eight-day workshop where students gain hands-on neuroscience experience. By Brown University News Staff Meghan Gonsalves, a first-year neuroscience graduate student at Brown University, spends most of her time studying imaging techniques used to measure brain activity in humans. So when she was asked
What an exciting year! 2019 is over, but it was a great year for the MBL. Take a look at our most popular social media posts of the year.
In November, students from The Hockaday School headed to Woods Hole for our Anatomy and Development of Marine Vertebrates and Invertebrates course.