MSC Outreach Co-op Andrew Madanjian shares reflections from his experience with the Coastal Ocean Science Academy high school program
New research from Professor Brian Helmuth and colleagues examines how environmental variation across a coastline can alter potential impacts of climate change on key organisms like mussels.
A team of researchers at the MSC’s Ocean Genome Legacy has identified and described a rare species of seagrass boring shipworm, making important genetic and life history information available to the wider scientific community.
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.