Category: Research Updates

MBL Receives Grant to Establish Advanced Light-Sheet Microscopy Laboratory

MBL Receives Grant to Establish Advanced Light-Sheet Microscopy Laboratory

As the MBL takes a leading role in developing new and emerging research organisms such as squid, butterflies, axolotls, etc., there is a growing need for optical microscopes that can image large embryos/organisms for several hours to days, without harming them due to light exposure. To meet this need, the MBL recently received a grant

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Seasons of the Microbiome Over the Amazon Rainforest

Seasons of the Microbiome Over the Amazon Rainforest

One may not think of the Earth’s atmosphere as “inhabited,” but it holds a multitude of suspended, biological particles (bioaerosols) that originate from bacteria, fungi, algae, plants and animals. Bioaerosols play an important role for ecosystems and the climate because they disperse microbes, influence radiation absorption, scatter sunlight, or nucleate cloud condensation. The diverse microbes

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Cell Studies Continue at Lillie Library | MBLWHOI Library

Image source: Sedgwick, William T. and E.B Wilson. General Biology. New York, H. Holt and Co., 1886 p.53.

By Jen Walton Since the physical Library at MBL is closed, the Library staff has been working hard to get Woods Hole scientists the materials that they need to support their research. In addition, there are two graduate students form Arizona State University working in Woods Hole and making use of Library resources in different

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