Why so few sea stars in the MSC touch tanks? OGL samples are being used by Cornell researchers to crack the case and find out what pathogen is causing sea stars to ‘waste away’.
The first annual MSC graduate student symposium was an opportunity for the community to learn more about the diversity of research going on, and for participants to gain peer feedback on their progress.
As the Metro Boston Regional Service Provider for the MassBays National Estuary Program, the MSC is conducting an inventory of citizen science in the region. The following summarizes the intent and scope of a survey designed to help us characterize the scope, scale, and nature of local efforts. What’s the purpose of the inventory? We are […]
Three Seas students, who just departed from 2 months at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories, recently undertook a bioblitz with the MSC’s Ocean Genome Legacy.
MSC Associate Professor Steven Vollmer explains why coral bleaching, typically the result of warming ocean temperatures, could lead to “the ocean’s equivalent of a rainforest with no trees.”
The Ocean Genome Legacy is excited to be collaborating with the Austrian Academy of Sciences to study marine genomes in the search for new cancer therapies.
A webcam operated by the Helmuth Lab captured some stunning footage of an endangered North Atlantic right whale in the waters off the MSC this week.
Associate Professor Justin Ries recently received a grant from MIT Sea Grant to advance his research on the impacts that ocean acidification may have on commercially important shellfish in local waters.
Research by a team of scientists including MSC Associate Professor Jonathan Grabowski investigates the fate of oysters as their habitat changes due to predicted sea level rise.
Over 500 students and teachers participated in a day of hands-on marine science workshops and lectures earlier this month, at two High School Marine Science Symposia, hosted by the NUMSC and the Massachusetts Marine Educators.