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Shifting Foundations

By Acy Wood, MLML Phycology Lab When I was a child, I used to be mesmerized by seaweed swaying in the surf when I went tidepooling or kelp flowing back and forth in the currents at the aquarium. I loved … Continue reading

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Could seaweed be a pollution solution?

By Shelby Penn, MLML Phycology Lab As a child, I remember spending hours collecting trash from the street ditch, woods, and ravine around my house. It was something that I felt very strongly about even as an 8-year old. I’ve … Continue reading

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Celebrating the art in seaweed science

By Ann Bishop MLML Phycology Lab, Graduate Student MLML Museum, Curator   SCIENCE often brings to mind measured and exact descriptions. But, often the process of conducting science requires curiosity, creativity, and a willingness to take an experimental risk. Qualities … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Lab

By Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab In a day that some might describe as “the ideal lab experience,” four Moss Landing students set out to perform water sampling techniques for their chemical oceanography class, and enjoyed a day filled with … Continue reading

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MLML’s Dr. Mike Graham on His New Book, “The Essential Naturalist”

By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Friends of MLML hosted a talk with one of MLML’s own, Dr. Mike Graham, author of “The Essential Naturalist.” An alumni of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, he then obtained … Continue reading

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A Rhodolith Thesis Defense: Thursday May 19th

Congratulations to Phycology Lab student Paul Tompkins, who will be defending his thesis this Tursday, May 19th, at noon.  Paul’s thesis is entitled “Distribution, Growth, and Disturbance of Catalina Island Rhodoliths.”  What’s a rhodolith, you ask?  If you can’t come … Continue reading

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