Inside the squid giant axon

Summer 2014 marked the 75th anniversary of a ground-breaking experiment undertaken at the Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association by Alan Hodgkin and Andrew Huxley that helped launch a golden era of neurobiology.

Author:
Professor David Sims
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Model organism

The origin of nervous systems

Author:
Pawel Burkhardt
Category:
Evolution
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A new chapter in a remarkable history

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has been a leading force in biological discovery and research training since its founding in 1888. During the summer of 2013 the laboratory celebrated its 125th anniversary and began writing a new chapter in its remarkable history with the announcement of an exciting affiliation with the internationally renowned University of Chicago.

Author:
Pamela Clapp Hinkle
Category:
history
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‘The wheel comes full circle’ Marine laboratories past, present and future

Mike Thorndyke and Fiona McGowan take a look at the role of marine labs into the future.
Author:
Mike Thorndyke and Fiona McGowan
Category:
history
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Human health & well-being

Pooling resources for marine science

The European Marine Biological Resource Centre by Nicolas Pade and Colin Brownlee
Author:
Nicholas Pade and Colin Brownlee
Category:
Biodiversity
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