Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change affects biodiversity. Developed by Northeastern University scientist Brian Helmuth, the “robomussels” have the shape, size, and color of actual mussels, with miniature built-in sensors that track temperatures inside the mussel beds.
Senate Democrats are three times more likely to follow science-related Twitter accounts than their Republican peers, according to a new study led by Professor Brian Helmuth.
The two-week U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change ended in Paris on Saturday with nearly 200 nations agreeing on a plan to combat climate change. Here, Professor Brian Helmuth discusses the good, the remaining challenges, and the future of this historic accord.
Professor Brian Helmuth weighs in on climate change.
MSC Professor Bill Detrich has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his research in Antarctica on how the changing climate might impact the uniquely-adapted icefish.
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.
Professor Brian Helmuth, in collaboration with several scientists, tested how a Mediterranean mussel responds to environmental change.