The John B. Pierce Laboratory


NEW DISCOVERY! New publication on the Schooling Behavior of Flashlight Fish

Flashlight fish are a stunning family of predominantly deep-sea fish that are named for a pair of relatively large bioluminescent organs that lie beneath their eyes. The fish themselves are not directly bioluminescent, but their sub-ocular organs are full of light-producing bacteria t
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Just Published! – Dr. Pieribone reveals secrets of Bright Green Biofluorescence in Sharks

GLOWING SHARKS! – How Do They Do It? Dr. Pieribone worked alongside researchers from Yale’s Crawford Lab, Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and adjunct faculty member, Dr. David Gruber, of Baruch College at #CUNY, to discover the molecul
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Dr. Stachenfeld provides expert insight into the effects of total sleep deprivation in older adults: An episode of the AJP’s Heart and Circulatory Podcast Series.

“‘Does 24 hours of total sleep deprivation affect older women and older men differently?’ Associate Editor Nisha Charkoudian (U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine) interviews lead author Jason Carter (Michigan Technological University) and expert N
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