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Marine biological news and information related to our research, marine policy or public outreach work.

MBA Coat of Arms

Invitation to MBA members: lecture and Annual General Meeting

Dear Member, RE: Talk, Annual General Meeting &...

Posted on Oct 17, 2017

Marine biological survey

NERC chooses MBA to deliver a 'blueprint' for public engagement with environmental research

The Marine Biological Association is leading a sector-changing public...

Posted on Oct 15, 2017

Lugworm cast

Love is in the air – citizen scientists are needed to help shed light on the sex life of the lugworm

The secret life of lugworms – citizen scientists are needed to help shed light...

Posted on Oct 14, 2017

Zahra Alsaffar from the Red Sea Research Centre, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

MBA & MARS Best Poster winner, European Marine Biological Symposium (EMBS)

Zahra Alsaffar from the Red Sea Research Centre, King Abdullah University of...

Posted on Oct 11, 2017

The evolutionary origin of synapses and neurons

A new review article Evolutionary origin of synapses and neurons – Bridging the...

Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Marine fungi © Michael Cunliffe

Looking into the functional roles of marine fungi

The functional roles that marine fungi fulfil are poorly understood,...

Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Lee Bay BioBlitz 2017 Overview

The 2017 Marine Biological Association , North Devon Coast AONB and Coastwise...

Posted on Oct 4, 2017

Microbe scale diagram

How microbes access dilute nutrients in the open ocean

The most abundant organisms in the ocean are unicellular bacteria. Two species...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Other updates

Necora puber, velvet swimming crab, devil's crab

January 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to 2017 and the January YMB Blog! Hello and Happy New Year YMB Members...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine...

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

YMB, competition, Christmas

December 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the December YMB Blog! Season’s Greetings and welcome to the...

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

YMB, Sealife, hammerhead shark

November 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the November YMB Blog!...

Posted on Nov 18, 2016

marine christmas, competition, art

October 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the October YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the October YMB Blog! We...

Posted on Oct 20, 2016

YMB, Blog

September 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the September YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog...

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

Beah Rangers, Blue Sound, Summer events

August 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the YMB Blog page! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog! We...

Posted on Aug 8, 2016