The octopus is certainly a smarty pants! Its extreme intelligence makes it a cornerstone in cognitive & behavioural studies. Learn more here!
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One of marine science's greats, passed away on April 29th, 2021, at the age of 94. A life well-lived & devoted to a special animal: worms!
Over half a billion people depend on coral reefs for food, income & protection, but they're under threat. Cellular mapping may lead to solutions.
It all started with a beer - beer deterioration under light, that is. Selig Hecht & George Wald devoted their careers to understanding how light works
The song may go ‘Love is in the air’, but marine biology, thanks to Osamu Shimomura, has shown us that ‘bioluminescence is in the sea’!
Manton revolutionised the study of algae using the electron microscope & is known for her work revealing cilia structure & function of Golgi apparatus
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Oceans are the lungs of our planet. They provide most of the oxygen we breathe and are an important source of food and medicine. We need healthy...
In this video, get to know EMBRC Greece (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, HCMR). HCMR includes three institutes: Institute of Marine Biology...
Meet one of the French EMBRC sites: Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls-sur-Mer, OOB (part of EMBRC-FR). Founded in 1881, the OOB, also known as the...
Meet the Institut de la mer de Villefranche, IMEV (previously Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche sur mer), one of EMBRC France's three sites.
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