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Whereforeart thou, dear zoooplankton?

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Amanda Dwyer is a graduate student at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center and she will be leading a research project for Mission 31, a monthlong underwater expedition led by Fabien Cousteau.

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Researchers soak up data from Mission 31

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As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world—the giant barrel sponge.

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Two from the MSC win NSF Graduate Student Fellowships

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MSC doctoral students Allison Matzelle and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation.

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Better Science for Better Fisheries Management

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Marine science researcher Jon Grabowski works across and disciplines to come up with the best habitat management strategies for fisheries and the communities that depend on them.

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

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U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and John Tierney recently got up close and personal with one of the blue lobsters during a tour of the Marine Science Center, where they stopped by to learn about the Center’s growth and work.

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Antarctic co-op: The Mission

Undergrad Eileen Sheehan is currently on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica, studying the effects of climate change on icefish with MSC Professor Bill Detrich

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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

Oysters and “The Brady Bunch”? Assistant Professor David Kimbro and colleagues have us covered

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Are mussel beds running a fever?

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The extent to which an intertidal organism can withstand increased temperature over time is the subject of a recent publication by Professor Brian Helmuth and colleagues

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High School Marine Science Sympoisum a resounding success

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The MSC’s Outreach Program recently co-sponsored an incredible event that brought together marine science professionals and teens from around the region

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MSC Graduate Student Wins Dissertation Completion Fellowship

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Congratulations to Dan Blustein, a graduate student in the Ayers Lab at the MSC, for winning a Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the University.

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