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.
Together with faculty members from three of the University’s Colleges, Professor Brian Helmuth is working to communicate about climate change through his own work and that of the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative.
Associate Professor Matt Bracken recently published findings of a six-year study in the journal Ecology. Bracken and colleagues measured the effect that seaweed diversity has on invertebrates large and small in the rocky intertidal zones of northern California.
Professors Geoff Trussell and Brian Helmuth, both key players in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, took part in the SustaiNUbility event showcasing the University’s research and practice across numerous realms.