News about MIT/WHOI Joint Program students and graduatesNovember 13, 2009
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The most extensive study of pollutants in marine mammals’ brains reveals that these animals are exposed to a hazardous cocktail of pesticides such as DDTs and PCBs, as well as emerging contaminants such as brominated flame retardants.
Source: Media RelationsMay 28, 2008
On the deep ocean floor, microbial life is feeding on fresh volcanic rock and flourishing with greater abundance than even the most optimistic scientists thought possible.
Source: Media RelationsMay 18, 2007
—an essential vitamin for land-dwelling animals, including humans—also turns out to be an essential ingredient for growing marine plants that are critical to the ocean food web and Earth’s climate, scientists have found.Source: Media RelationsSeptember 28, 2006
Scientists have found preliminary evidence that narwhals, Arctic whales whose spiraled tusks gave rise to the myth of the unicorn, produce signature vocalizations that may facilitate individual recognition or their reunion with more distant group members.Source: Media RelationsJanuary 20, 2006
Magnetotactic bacteria orient themselves in the earth’s magnetic field much like living compass needles. But an unusual bacterium in New England has been found doing just the opposite, a magnetic misfit of sorts.Source: Media RelationsSeptember 28, 2005
Thirty-four degrees awarded to MIT/WHOI Joint Program graduates in special Woods Hole ceremony.Source: Media RelationsApril 1, 2005
A former Oceanographer of the Navy and Rear Admiral who headed Marine Operations at WHOI has been honored with the establishment of a fellowship, presented for the first time to an Navy student.Source: Media Relations
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