Marine Biological Laboratory

August 21, 2012

Pierce Exhibit Center and Gift Shop

On July 4th, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) reopened the Pierce Exhibit Center and Gift Shop. The exhibit center was newly renovated this year to better express the enormous impact MBL has had in the scientific community. The exhibit center includes live animal tanks with creatures that MBL scientists are currently working with to better understand human health. In addition to the live animals, there is an interactive laboratory with hands-on microscopes, squid models, and amazing underwater video footage. The exhibit center is both free and open to the public. The gift shop portion is located inside of the exhibit […]
July 27, 2012

Meet the Blogger

Meet our summer intern and blogger, Lauren Hoyerman, who will be a senior this fall at Falmouth Academy.  Lauren shares with us a passion for Woods Hole, a love that is rooted in her appreciation of the physical beauty of the area, her interest in photography and the knowledge she has gained living in one of the most cutting-edge science communities in the US. “It’s impossible to grow up near Woods Hole and not become interested in science,” said Hoyerman who has worked as an intern at almost all of Woods Hole’s science centers including the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute […]
June 28, 2012

Red White and Blue

It’s safe to say that the Fourth of July Parade in Woods Hole is one of the most unique parades in America. The event is filled with water themed floats and everyone dresses up to reflect their love of Woods Hole’s marine life. The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) organizes the parade. Locals and researchers dress up in the quirkiest ways – posing as amoeba, lobsters, crustaceans, squid, etc. Those wishing to get in on the action gather at 11:30 at the School Street parking lot to suit up in costumes. The parade starts at 12 o’clock along Water Street and […]