Many coral reefs around the globe suffer from white band disease. Researchers at the MSC are looking into the innate immune system of some of these Acroporid corals.
Research on the effects of ocean acidification on shelled organisms by MSC Associate Professor Justin Ries was recently featured by Fox News.
WGBH recently traveled to Nahant to check out the Marine Science Center and the Ocean Genome Legacy.
Ever wonder how a parasite finds its host in the ocean or why some hosts have more parasites than others? According to a recent study, it may be simpler than you think.
While most people are interested in sending robots to Mars, Northeastern University Professors Mark Patterson and Joseph Ayers have developed AUV’s that explore the deep, blue sea.
Northeastern continues to gain recognition for its long-standing commitment to sustainability, placing first among American universities according to an international survey.
Dan Distel, executive director of Ocean Genome Legacy, is a co-author on a recently published article about shipworms. The OGL team recently joined the University, and the team continues to build its publicly accessible biorepository of DNA samples from ocean species.
Coinciding with the relocation of the Ocean Genome Legacy to the Marine Science Center, Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel Laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the University faculty.
If you think you are about to become the victim of an attack, police say one way to potentially protect yourself is to hide. In the lobster world, the same goes. Lobsters hide from their predators.
Forty years after the world became captivated with “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”, his grandson, Fabien, is attempting to do the same, and some NU researchers are along for this thrilling ride under the sea.