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.
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 […]
MSC Director Geoff Trussell recently participated in a panel to review the Boston Research Advisory Group’s report on projected climate impacts to the City of Boston, furthering the University’s goals of advancing urban coastal sustainability.
New research by MSC Professor H. William Detrich sheds light on the evolutionary events that led to the loss of red blood cells and hemoglobin in Antarctic icefish.
NUSCI contributor Lucas Cohen shares the uncut transcript from his interview with MSC Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier, in which they discuss everything from Gouhier’s research to that path that brought him to Northeastern.
A trio of Northeastern scientists, including the MSC’s Mark Patterson and Joe Ayers, invent robots to explore where humans cannot
Recent work by a team of experts including MSC Associate Professor Justin Ries, highlights the importance of research integrating information across a range of spatial and biological scales to better understand the threat that ocean acidification poses for corals.