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WHOI biologist Carin Ashjian is aboard the icebreaker Polarstern in the Arctic as part of the year-long MOSAiC research expedition. She should be almost home by now. Instead, her stay has been extended by COVID19.
The test being used to diagnose the novel coronavirus—and other pandemics like AIDS and SARS—was developed with the help of an enzyme isolated from a microbe found in marine hydrothermal vents as well as freshwater hot springs.
A marine geobiologist falls for the ‘brains’ and beauty of an ancient single-celled creature that can change its shell into a variety of geometric shapes.
Kirstin Meyer-Kaiser is a marine benthic ecologist, whose primary research focus is on how invertebrates establish themselves along the seafloor.
Drones helps WHOI scientist measure the body mass of mother and pup seals during lactation
WHOI in the News
From Oceanus Magazine
WHOI researchers tackle big questions in a melting world
Like fiction, but real. Explore the “superpowers” of three Antarctic icons
As sea ice dwindles, Antarctic krill face an uncertain future
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Emmy-nominated PBS film, Life in The Dark: The Polar Night
A sea-level modeler plunges into fieldwork on Prince Edward Island