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This Is Why: Volunteer Doug Heden

Doug Heden and his wife, Becky, first came to know the MDI Biological Laboratory through our Science Café presentations. As an engineer in a science-oriented family, Doug says he finds the cafés educational, entertaining and discussion-provoking. Over the years, the Hedens’ involvement with MDIBL has grown; attending more events and joining the Star Point Society...

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Women In Science Day 2021 – Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen

To mark Women in Science Day on February 11, 2021, we’re sharing the stories of female scientists, past and present, at the MDI Biological Laboratory. Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen: ‘In Spite of It All, We Got Our Results’ Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen, D.D.S., Ph.D. (1918-2015), was a comparative physiologist and former MDI Biological Laboratory board president whose...

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How safe is your water? MDIBL talks arsenic with Voice of Maine Radio

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On Creating Etch A Sketch® Art

In this post, artist and scientist Andrea R. Tilden, Ph.D., a visiting professor at the MDI Biological Laboratory, talks about the process involved in creating her Etch A Sketch® art, which is now on display in the Kinne Library in the lobby of the Morris Building.

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