Marine macroalgae – commonly known as seaweed – have long been used by humans in culinary pursuits. In recent times, biomedical uses have emerged, as well as in the development of biofuels.
A study by a team of Northeastern faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students examines the role that geography plays in how successful the spread of the invasive reed, Phragmites australis, may be.
Ocean iron fertilization for carbon sequestration is a controversial issue, and as scientists consider how iron can help combat climate change, NUSCI student contributor Shannon Jones provides a summary of the benefits and drawbacks.
MSC Director and Professor Geoff Trussell speaks about pollution and other related problems experienced by coastal cities such as Olympic host Rio de Janeiro.
The Ocean Genome Legacy recently held a BioBlitz event on Martha’s Vineyard where members of the public were engaged in collecting and identifying local organisms that could potentially be contributed to the OGL repository.
NUSCI Contributor Erica Yee examines the evolution mass media climate reporting, from the first mention of a warming world in the 1950s to the slow acceptance of the anthropogenic causes of climate change.
NUSCI Contributor Megan Pinaire shares her unforgettable co-op experience working with the US Navy’s Marine Mammal Program in southern California.
Associate Professor Jon Grabowski’s work with The Nature Conservancy and other colleagues was featured on World Oceans Day in video that was part of Microsoft’s Upgrade Your World campaign.
The Marine Science Center is proud to announce the successful PhD dissertation defense of seven graduate students in the past year: Althea Moore, Nicholas Colvard, Jennifer Elliot, Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn, Lara Lewis-McGrath, Christine Ramsay-Newton, and Lin Zhu. Upon successful defense of their dissertations, these students earned doctorate degrees as successful graduates of Northeastern’s Ecology, Evolution, and […]
The MSC outreach program is wrapping up another successful spring field season, and one of the highlights has been completing the first full year of marine educational programs with the Johnson Elementary School in Nahant. Thanks to generous funding from the Nahant Education Foundation, the MSC outreach program has been able to see every student at the […]