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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

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.

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

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?

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

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


MSC Graduate Student Wins Dissertation Completion Fellowship

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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Using synchrony to connect the dots

Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier and a colleague have developed a new statistical package, featured in the Journal Methods of Ecology and Evolution


Mission 31 to splash down on June 1

Northeastern researchers will investigate the effects of global change on reef ecology as part of Mission 31, documentary filmmaker Fabien Cousteau’s 31-day underwater expedition off the coast of Florida.

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Nitrogen Availability Limits Phosphorous Uptake in Fucus vesiculosus

Just as humans need certain nutrients to be able to absorb other nutrients, the same appears to be true for a common local seaweed


Life lessons from counting phytoplankton

Samantha Wessel is on co-op at the Marine Science Center, and getting her hands wet in a number of areas, including the Patterson lab.

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