Dr. Allison Gardner from the University of Maine will share her research on socio-ecologic drivers of the growth of Deer tick populations and rise of tick-borne diseases in Maine.
Veterinarian and Maine Master Naturalist, Dr. Edwin Barkdoll will introduce Café attendees to what is happening under pond ice during the Maine winter.
“From Debris to Art” raises awareness of the impact of plastics and other debris on the health of coastal environments while engaging the local community in creating beautiful art.
MDI Science Café speaker, Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D, will share his research into global water issues affecting rural farmers in his home country of Sri Lanka.
An MDI Biological Laboratory-led program to teach data literacy to Maine and New Hampshire students by analyzing data on arsenic in well water collected from their homes has found that 25 percent of samples exceed the New Hampshire maximum safety level of 5 parts per billion (ppb) and 15 percent exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) maximum safety level of 10 ppb.
A new electric vehicle (EV) charging station installed at MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with A Climate to Thrive, helps to extend Maine’s Downeast EV corridor.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D., Marine Scientist at the Island Institute will discuss research findings of a joint effort to understand if co-cultivation of kelp can improve shellfish production in the face of increased ocean acidification.
In a January 13 Science Café entitled “Spatial patterns in well water quality: A view from MDI,” Sarah Hall, Ph.D., will talk about how the iconic geology of this region of Maine plays a role in what’s in our drinking water.
The role played by science in charting the course of Acadia National Park’s future will be the subject of an MDI Science Café to be held Monday, Aug. 26, at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation, located on the campus of the MDI Biological Laboratory, 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove.
“Is There Arsenic in Your Drinking Water?” will be the subject of an MDI Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Monday, July 8. The café will be held at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the campus of the MDI Biological Laboratory, 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove.