One of the reasons the Marine Biological Laboratory was built in Woods Hole is because of the stunning amount of biodiversity in the local wildlife. In our latest #MBLSciShoots digital learning lesson, Marine Resources Center Director Dave Remsen takes a look at two of those local species—the American slipper limpet (Crepidula fornicata) and the parchment
By Diana Kenney
Usually one of the first courses to convene in Woods Hole each year, AQLM moved online this spring in response to COVID19-related cancellations.
What makes horseshoe crab blood special? How does it differ so much from mammals and even other fish? Join MBL Veterinarian Lisa Abbo to take a deep dive into the circulatory system and special blood of the American Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) in the latest #MBLSciShoot digital learning lesson. Learn more about the Marine Resources
Did you know that there was just a single class taught during MBL’s inaugural season? Or that that first summer, seven scientific investigators came to Woods Hole (and four of them were women)? Take a trip back to 1888 with Jen Walton, MBL Archivist and co-director of the MBL-WHOI Library, to learn all abut the
By Diana Kenney
As the coronavirus pandemic spread, David Odde pivoted part of his lab to focus on COVID-19. His MBL experience helped.
In a special Earth Day edition of #MBLSciShoots, scientists from the MBL Ecosystems Center talk about Earth Day, the decades-long research happening in coastal wetlands and the Arctic tundra, and take you on a guided tour of the National Climate Assessment! Learn more about the MBL Ecosystems Center Related Reading Salt Marsh Science Curriculum K-12
Skates and sharks and toadfish, oh my! Go behind-the-scenes in our Marine Resources Center with Veterinarian Lisa Abbo, who talks about what it takes to keep the MBL’s animals healthy in our latest #MBLSciShoots digital learning lesson. Learn more about the Marine Resources Center. Related Reading Got a Sick Fish? | American Veterinary Medical Association
What do salamanders and Wolverine have in common? Hear all about axolotls, their regenerative capabilities, and the research happening at the MBL from Associate Scientist Karen Echeverri in our latest #MBLSciShoots video. Learn more about Karen Related Reading What Do We Lose If We Lose Wild Axolotls? | PBS Nova Biology’s Beloved Amphibian Is Racing
When you think corals, you probably think tropical. But did you know that we have our very own coral here on Cape Cod? Learn all about Astrangia poculata, MBL’s research, and take a peek at some underwater footage with Associate Scientist Loretta Roberson in our latest #MBLSciShoots video. Learn more about Loretta Related Reading Marine
From cephalopods and axolotls to tunicates and frogs, the MBL is responsible for the care for a lot of animals. Part of care is making sure these animals have good, clean water that fits their needs. Hear MBL Veterinarian Lisa Abbo talk all about water quality, why it’s important, and how we make sure it’s