Category: MBL Spotlight

Bill Reznikoff, other MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the AAAS

Bill Reznikoff, other MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the AAAS

By Diana Kenney William S. Reznikoff, senior research scholar at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS members bestow the honor of  “Fellow” upon their peers in recognition of “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts

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The Gemma Receives Research Vessel (R/V) Designation

The Gemma Receives Research Vessel (R/V) Designation

The MBL’s vessel The Gemma this month was officially designated as an oceanographic research vessel (R/V) by the U.S. Coast Guard. Previously, it was classified as a private boat. “The R/V designation is voluntarily, but it clarifies the purpose of the vessel,” says Senior Captain/MBL Marine Operations Supervisor Bill Mylett. The Gemma was built in

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MBLWHOI Library Launches Comprehensive Search System

MBLWHOI Library Launches Comprehensive Search System

A new system that allows MBLWHOI Library patrons to comprehensively search the library’s holdings went live on July 8. Called PRIMO, it facilitates searching across collections: journal articles, books, the MBL and WHOI archives and even the Woods Hole Open Access Server repository. Searches can also extend to a global network of millions of records

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Meet Betty Hay, Who Saw How Cells Grow and Limbs Regenerate | Massive Science

Meet Betty Hay, Who Saw How Cells Grow and Limbs Regenerate | Massive Science

Elizabeth Hay researched limb regeneration over many summers at the Marine Biological Laboratory while earning her degrees at Smith College and Johns Hopkins Medical School. By Luyi Cheng Limbs regenerate, embryos grow, and cancers invade. In each of these processes, cells change dramatically. Betty Hay studied fascinating biological phenomena, relentlessly asking questions with her students

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