Category: MBL in the News

Dr. Karen Echeverri: Regenerate Arms? Spinal Cords? | Critically Speaking Podcast

Dr. Karen Echeverri: Regenerate Arms? Spinal Cords?  | Critically Speaking Podcast

MBL Associate Scientist Karen Echeverri discusses axolotls and the science of regeneration on a recent episode of the Critically Speaking Podcast. Most organisms have ways to fix a wound. But what about regenerating missing tissues or limbs after that wound has healed? What about crippling spinal cord injuries?  Well, today we’ll hear about the process

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Climate Change is Already Disrupting US Forests and Coasts | The Conversation

Climate Change is Already Disrupting US Forests and Coasts | The Conversation

David S. Johnson, an investigator at the MBL-led Plum Island Ecosystems long-term research site, contributed to this article. Record-breaking heat waves and drought have left West Coast rivers lethally hot for salmon, literally cooked millions of mussels and clams in their shells and left forests primed to burn. The extraordinary severity of 2021’s heat and

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