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PhD student wins award for termite research

Cole, a fifth-year PhD student in Professor Rebeca Rosengaus’s behavioral ecology lab at Northeastern University, spends much of her day collecting census data from termite colonies that she’s cultured in the lab. Termites are some of the most socially organized animals on the planet.

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The ecstasy of working underwater

As far as unique work envi­ron­ments go, under­water is at the front of the pack. Marine sci­en­tists lit­er­ally sub­merge them­selves in a vast ecosystem to gain a better under­standing of the organ­isms that live there.

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