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Feb 14 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Here, we show that the microbiome of reef corals is different across thermally variable habitats and changes over time when corals are reciprocally transplanted. . . .
Feb 10 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Climate-driven disturbances are having profound impacts on coastal ecosystems, with many crucial habitat-forming species in sharp decline. However, among these degraded biomes, examples of resilience are emerging. For this episode of BioScience Talks, we're joined by Jennifer O'Leary, a California...
Feb 10 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Original Articles
Sea urchins are weird, spiky, and at first glance, don’t seem all that interesting. But beneath that uncharismatic appearance is a creature that has been central to scientific discoveries? that changed the way we understand the natural world. In part 1 of the urchin’s tale, I highlighted what these...
Feb 10 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Could re-introducing prawns into river environments help to stop the cycle of parasitic infections? A team of researchers and organizations, together called the Upstream Alliance, are working to stop the spread of schistosomiasis in rivers throughout the world by adding native prawns back to their...
Feb 7 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
Congratulations to Extension Specialist Dr. Jennifer O'Leary, whose latest publication on ocean resilience to climate change received Editor's Choice for the March 2017 issue of BioScience: The Resilience of Marine Ecosystems to Climatic Disturbances  
Feb 7 2017 | Posted In: Publications
In this study, responses to experimental seawater acidification were compared among six populations of purple sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) inhabiting areas that differ in their frequency of low pH exposure and that prior research suggests are locally adapted to seawater pH....
Feb 7 2017 | Posted In: In the News
An amazing video featuring a project on starfish larvae that started in Chris Lowe’s mini-course last year on embryology and development at the Hopkins Marine Station. The paper, in Nature Physics in December, was further developed by students in Manu Prakash’s lab. Not only does the video have the...
Feb 7 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Understanding and solving complex ocean conservation problems requires cooperation not just among scientific disciplines but also across sectors. A recently published survey that probed research priorities of marine scientists, when provided to ocean stakeholders, revealed some agreement on...

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