Category Archives: Amanda Kahn

Sponge Behavior & the Emergence of Neural Systems

In a previous post, entitled “Do sponges have the nerve to eat?“, Mr. Singer Singh asked the following question: “It is found that sponges tend to show different behaviors when exposed to certain stimuli such as touch, air and poison … Continue reading

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Scuba Talk Now, Pirate’s Radio (KNRY 1240) features MLML Student Amanda Kahn

Get to bed early tonight because Sunday morning at 8:00, MLML student Amanda Kahn will be interviewed on Scuba Talk Now, Pirate’s Radio!  The interview will air on KNRY AM 1240, and will feature questions about some of the things … Continue reading

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2010 Open House Puppet Show: Dora the Sperm Whale Explorer’s Deep-Sea Adventure

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab In April, MLML opened its doors to the public and we spent the weekend showcasing our research and teaching people about marine science.  We did this in a variety of ways: … Continue reading

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Donors Choose – and we choose marine science!

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab A major part of science is collaboration, because some projects require more effort, resources, or people than one lab can handle.  Collaborating allows us to tackle bigger projects and tasks than … Continue reading

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Quiet times in the hallways of MLML

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab Summertime at the labs is an industrious time, with many of us working hard on our thesis projects while we don’t have to worry about classes. Our time here at MLML … Continue reading

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A once-in-a-lifetime experience in Antarctic waters

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab Land ho!  Two months ago, I left MLML and California on a flight to Chile to help out on a 40-day research cruise in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea.  During the months leading … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Antarctic

by Amanda Kahn, Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology Lab Buenos dias, everyone! I am writing to you from Punta Arenas, Chile right now.  For the next six weeks, I will participate in a research cruise to the Weddell Sea near … Continue reading

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