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.
The MSC and Marine Biology Club were excited to host 85 people for movies and conversation about hot topics in marine science at the first Beneath the Waves Film Festival to be held on main campus.
New research by MSC Postdoctoral Researcher Catherine Matassa and colleagues illustrates the value of considering prey traits and resource availability when examining ecosystem-level impacts of predator-prey interactions.
Without question coral bleaching is one of the leading causes of global coral mortality. but there is another huge threat facing the world’s reefs: coral disease. MSC PhD student Rebecca Certner explains why.
A study by a team of MSC and University of North Carolina researchers reveals that ocean acidification makes it harder for crabs to prey on oysters, despite the oysters having a thinner shell.