Homing in on stressed coral
December 12, 2013Sulfurous chemical known as ‘smell of the sea’ serves as clarion call for coral pathogens.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.