Fiction is often inspired by fact, and fantasy grounded in reality. That’s no more evident than in Game of Thrones itself, where a deadly poison, a disfiguring disease, and a fiercely loyal species of animal have been inspired by real-world beasts, brews, and afflictions. Here, PhD candidate Rebecca Certner offers an entertaining look at the science behind the show’s epic fantasyland.
Though in Cape Town, South Africa to work, Rose Caplan is soaking up as much of the region as she can.
Environmental science major Amanda Kerr is working and living on Awhi Farm.
Marine scientists in Australia recently reported that 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef is now bleached. Northeastern’s Steven Vollmer explains why the condition, typically the result of warming ocean temperatures, could lead to “the ocean’s equivalent of a rainforest with no trees.”
Detrich Island, named for H. William Detrich, is in Antarctica.
Scientists and researchers. Educators and future doctors. These were the people behind NU Talk 2016.
Congratulations to four College of Science graduate students who have been awarded Northeastern University Dissertation Completion Fellowships.
Professor Joseph Ayers weighs in with the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies on his research and thoughts on the future of this growing field.
Northeastern University Marine Science Center graduate student, Marissa McMahan, is among a handful of environmental scholars from across the country chosen as 2015 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship.
As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change wraps up in Paris, Marine and Environmental Sciences and Public Policy professor Brian Helmuth discusses how important these meetings are and why the world should pay attention.