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Marine lab marks 10th anniversary of NSF-funded research program for undergraduates

November 12, 2013

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From conducting cancer research using sharks as biomedical models, to hosting the world's longest-running study of a wild dolphin population, scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Fla., have always been on the cutting edge of marine research. And for the past 10 years, they've been sharing their expertise with students who are just starting to explore the world of science. Photo by Kassie O'Brien, Mote Marine LaboratoryFull Story

Mote Marine Laboratory

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