Marine and Environmental Sciences

Social insects put the ‘I’ in team to fight disease

rosengaus-banner

Social insects such as ants, ter­mites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “air­plane envi­ron­ment.”

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences

Diving right in, student researcher explores ocean habitats

Seychelles

During Nadia Aamoum’s six-​​month inter­na­tional co-​​op in the island nation of Sey­chelles, north of Mada­gascar, the ocean was her work­place.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Managing shorelines, coastal fisheries, and expectations

Steven Scyphers

Steven Scyphers, a post-doctoral researcher at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass. is researching how to better manage shorelines and coastal fisheries. He was a guest of #sciencechat on October 2, 2013.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Deep water data

Justin Ries

Urban coastal sus­tain­ability becomes an ever more pressing con­cern as more than half of the world’s pop­u­la­tion flocks to its shores—the places where cities thrive.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Snails have a thing for sexy stems

snail

In the marsh­lands of the south­east United States, the peri­winkle snail is among the most abun­dant grazing species.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences

Rare biorepository finds new home at Marine Science Center

Marine Science Center

Northeastern’s University’s Marine Sci­ence Center will soon house a tissue col­lec­tion from the world’s most rare, strange, and remark­able ocean crea­tures.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences

Rare collection that may hold key to ocean’s biggest mysteries looks to expand in new waterfront home

Marine Science Center

Ocean Genome Legacy, New England Biolabs to move rare ocean genome repository to Boston

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Press Releases

Professor with thousands of bones retires from Northeastern University

Marine Science Center

After nearly 37 years at Northeastern University, Dr. Gwilym Jones is retiring.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences

Stephen Hawkins at Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference

stephen hawkins

An audio recording of Stephen Hawkins at the Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Podcasts

Steven Gaines at Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference

steven gaines

An audio recording of Steven Gaines at the Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Podcasts