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MDI Biological Laboratory to Host Environmental Data Fellow

The old adage says that many hands make light work – and during the busy MDIBL summers, we’re thankful for all the hands we can get! The whole community is excited that MDIBL has been selected as a host site 2022 for an Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) Data Management Fellowship. The EDI’s mission focuses on…

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From Debris to Art

Original artwork completed by eco-artist Mariah Reading during MDI Biological Laboratory’s From Debris to Art project, is now on display at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation.  While the campus remains closed to the public for COVID-19 safety precautions, the exhibition can  be viewed in a virtual gallery on our project website.  As soon as…

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Anecdata.org: Citizen Science keeps us connected while we’re apart

MDI Biological Laboratory has moved quickly to continue providing opportunities for educational experiences and public engagement in scientific research. Anecdata.org, our online citizen science platform, is just one way we’re increasing our connectivity with like-minded people while we all need to stay apart to slow the spread of COVID-19. Based out of our Community Lab,…

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Your Savings. Your Legacy.

“We believe in the critical importance of basic research and appreciate the community outreach they do.  We feel like a part of the MDIBL family and making a planned gift was a way for us to connect beyond our selves.”  Allan KleinmanVolunteer   Allan Kleinman is an active volunteer and supporter of many nonprofit organizations…

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Next Generation Citizen Science Using Anecdata.org

This guest post on citizen science by Jane Disney, Duncan Bailey, Anna Farrell and Ashley Taylor is excerpted from an article that originally appeared in the Maine Policy Review.

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Troubled Water

Jane E. Disney, Ph.D., MDI Biological Laboratory senior staff scientist and director of education, and Anna Farrell, program coordinator for the institution’s Community Environmental Health Laboratory, were interviewed for the investigative documentary, “Troubled Water,” on environmental threats to the nation’s water supply.

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