University of Chicago to link up with Woods Hole marine lab

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Add one more laboratory to the list of world-class facilities to be overseen by the University of Chicago.

The internationally renowned Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., will be brought under the university's financial and organizational umbrella as part of a new affiliation of the two institutions, university officials are set to announce Wednesday.

The arrangement will provide stability to the lab, which has faced financial pressure in recent years, and will allow the university to incorporate the lab's unique resources in its undergraduate and graduate curricula.

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