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Archive: July 2011

Obituary Bruce D. Sidell (20 March 1948–8 February 2011) - Elsevier Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A

July 28, 2011

 

The discipline of comparative and evolutionary physiology suffered

the loss of one of its most creative scholars earlier this year, with the alltoo-

young passing of Bruce Sidell. As all who knew Bruce – either

personally or fromreading his many excellent publications – realize, his

science exemplified the “curiosity-driven” approach to investigation

that commonly leads to the most novel and fascinating of discoveries.

Bruce marched to his own drummer, and the pathway he followed

throughout...

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OBITUARY Bruce D. Sidell 20 March 1948 – 8 February 2011 - The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 2453-2454

July 28, 2011

 

The discipline of comparative and evolutionary physiology

suffered the loss of one of its most creative scholars earlier this

year, with the all-too-young passing of Bruce Sidell. As all who

knew Bruce ñ– either personally or from reading his many excellent

publications ñ– realize, his science exemplified the ë‘curiositydriven

í’ approach to investigation that commonly leads to the most

novel and fascinating of discoveries. Bruce marched to the beat of

his own drum, and the pathway he...

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The Physical Oceanography Group (PhOG) of University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences, has purchased an Iver2 (model EP42) for research programs

July 12, 2011

 



The Physical Oceanography Group (PhOG) of University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences, has purchased an Iver2 (model EP42) for research programs, with delivery expected in July of this year. Professor Neal R. Pettigrew’s PhOG research unit has operated an array of oceanographic real-time data buoys and an HF radar network as an Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) in the Gulf of Maine since 2001.

They plan to use the Iver2 to extend and verify observations from the buoy...

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Sea lice research featured

July 11, 2011

 

The Bangor Daily News reported on groundbreaking research being done by UMaine's School of Marine Sciences that shows mussels eat the larvae of sea lice, which is a parasite that has infested salmon farms in Maine waters. UMaine Professor Ian Bricknell told the BDN the research could prove beneficial to not only farmed salmon and lobster industries, but also to other commercial fisheries.

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