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(right to left) Shane Farrell, Yasmina Shah Esmaelli, and Reyn Yoshioka at Ocean on Tap
Ocean on Tap Brings Fun Science to Boothbay Community
06-18-2024
The informal speaker series, organized by Bigelow Laboratory researchers and hosted at Footbridge Brewery, creates a unique space for community building and inspiration around ocean science in Boothbay Harbor.
Dara Yiu and Shane Farrell prepare to dive for a kelp
Grad Students Bring Energy, Excitement as They Explore eDNA
05-29-2024
For the last several years, Bigelow Laboratory has hosted six visiting graduate students from UMaine. Part of the Maine-eDNA project, the cohort has brought fresh perspectives and energy to the institute’s intellectual and social life.
A scanning electron microscope image of Michaelsaria elgans
Scientists Detect Shift to Ocean Microbes that are “Flexible Feeders” in the North Atlantic
05-28-2024
Researchers have found an increase in recent decades in the proportion of microbes that can shift how they feed in response to their environment, providing insight into how the marine food web may adapt to climate change.
A constellation of acantharians
Burns Probes Evolution Across the Tree of Life
05-21-2024
Senior Research Scientist John Burns had a somewhat circuitous path before finding his passion for evolutionary and cell biology. That journey equipped him with ample curiosity and tools to help illuminate the diversity of life in the oceans.