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Biotechnology
Bangor Daily News · March 6, 2022

Maine lab says initiative will minimize mammal experiments

A Maine science lab is launching a new initiative that will try to enhance drug discovery and development without using mammals.

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Education
Portland Press Herald · March 1, 2022

Westbrook students’ science project makes impact in Augusta

Two seniors advocate for a measure to help rural Mainers detect and take care of high arsenic levels in their well water.

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Biotechnology
Bangor Daily News · February 28, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory launches a new program that will lead the state in drug discovery and development

For every 5000 drugs discovered, only one makes it to market. There is a tremendous need for increased efficiency and better decision-making tools in drug discovery.

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Regenerative Biology
Metastellar · February 28, 2022

Regeneration of human limbs and organs – science fact or science fiction?

While it’s still in the realm of science fiction today, advanced tissue and limb regeneration might be our future thanks to the foundation being laid by scientists like assistant professor James Godwin of Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Maine.

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Aging
ABC7 Bangor Maine · February 24, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory identifies causes of chronic inflammation

A recent discovery has identified the cellular mechanism responsible for chronic, age-related inflammation as a change in the architecture of the cell.

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Bioinformatics
Bangor Daily News · February 24, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist identifies mechanism underlying ‘inflammaging’

Research by Samuel Beck, Ph.D., links age-related chronic inflammation with disruption of chromatin architecture.

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Bioinformatics
Mount Desert Islander · January 23, 2022

Lab awarded grant to advance cloud computing in Maine

MDIBL receives new grant to promote the shift to cloud computing among Maine INBRE undergraduates and researchers.

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Aging
Mount Desert Islander · January 22, 2022

Research sheds light on effects of dietary restriction

Aric N. Rogers, Ph.D., discovers that muscle may be a protected tissue under conditions of dietary restriction (DR). 

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Collaborations
Bangor Daily News · January 5, 2022

UMaine announces first Statewide Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering for fall 2022

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