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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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Making an Impression: The Art and Science of Drying Seaweeds

It’s a few steps up from pressing flowers in the pages of your phone books, but the concept is the same.  Phycology student Sara Hutto shows an algal press from the MLML herbarium (that’s plant collection) to teachers from the … Continue reading

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Hey teachers! Get a 6 ft. frozen squid in the mail!

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab Unwrapping a jumbo-squid-sized mail delivery was but a dream for marine scientist hopefuls of yesteryear.  Now, thanks to our pals at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station, your students can have that experience in your own classroom! … Continue reading

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Gene Speak – The Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab All you science educators out there, get your browsers ready!  The National Institutes of Health have unleashed a learning tool so powerful, it actually speaks: Introducing the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms! If a talking … Continue reading

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A Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean

Editor’s Note: Graduate student Kyle Reynolds describes her experience in the South Pacific, where she participated in a 2006 research cruise to study organisms living on the hydrothermal vent system of the Lau Basin. by Kyle Reynolds, Benthic Ecology Lab … Continue reading

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Teachers Splash into the Lab and Field

Grad students at MLML work with adjunct professor Dr. Simona Bartl through the Teacher Enhancement Program to help teachers incorporate the resources of a marine lab into their classrooms. This June, 20 teachers from around California participated in the week-long … Continue reading

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Birds of the Bering Sea: Packing Light and Taking Flight

Editor’s note: Graduate student Nathan Jones will be spending summer 2008 aboard a research vessel studying seabirds in the Alaskan Bering Sea. During his occasional access to internet, he will send back dispatches that we will post here. This is … Continue reading

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