What’s wiping out the Caribbean corals?

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.

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Nature Climate Change publishes MES faculty’s paper

Marine and Environmental Sciences professor Brian Helmuth co-authors a paper about US climate and ocean policy.

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3Qs: Global impact of the Ebola outbreak

With the deadly Ebola outbreak continuing, Professor Alessandro Vespignani discusses the spread of infectious diseases.

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Some scientists have all the fun

Northeastern’s Mission 31 research team collected more than two years worth of data in just two weeks of the monthlong underwater research expedition. But even greater was all the fun they had.


Chemistry Nobel Laureate to Speak at Northeastern

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) will be hosting a lecture by Prof. Martin Karplus, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year. Prof. Carla Mattos, one of REU’s program directors, answered a few of our questions about Prof.

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Antarctic co-​​op: The not so sunny side of things

Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica, guest blogs about how the lack of daylight affects her scientific research.

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Lobsterwoman turned marine biologist fishes for answers

Northeastern graduate student Marissa McMahan is marshaling her scientific training and her family’s connection to the Maine lobster industry to research the black sea bass’ northern range expansion due to climate change.

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The future’s most pressing energy questions

Top researchers, entre­pre­neurs, scholars, and pol­i­cy­makers from Mass­a­chu­setts and Switzer­land con­vened at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Friday for an energy summit, where par­tic­i­pants dis­cussed inno­va­tions and strate­gies to address cli­mate change and a range of other global energy challenges.


A little gratitude can go a long way

Psychology professor David DeSteno was recently featured in an article about gratitude and financial patience.

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NUScience Summer 2014 Edition Released

Check out the most recent edition of the NUScience magazine and read all about the College of Science.

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