OGL Director, Dan Distel, has discovered a novel digestive strategy in a wood-boring clam that may be a game-changer for the production of clean biofuels.
Professor H. William Detrich is part of an international research team that has sequenced the first genome of an Antarctic notothenioid fish.
What lights professor Mark Patterson’s fire is “the fire of life,” a phrase used by Max Kleiber as the title for his 1961 book in which the Swiss scientist presented fundamental concepts for understanding energy metabolism.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University will uses a National Science Foundation grant to examine organisms in the Gulf of Maine.
Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s USCI, reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-Netherlands Connection Project.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center turned to crowdfunding to support their work in Panama examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
These folks aren’t here for the perks–although there are many–of a life on the sea. They’re here because they love the data and what it could mean for the world, just as much as they love collecting it.
Northeastern Ph.D. student Marissa McMahan’s family has been fishing the gulf of Maine for more than three generations.
At its new home at Northeastern, OGL will be a resource to uncover some of our ocean’s deepest mysteries and reveal genomic information that can help cure diseases, protect the environment, and improve the sustainability of global food and energy supplies.