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Snails Don’t Only Eat Seaweed, They Help It Grow, Too!

Research suggests that snails can do both harm AND good to marine algae on the rocky shore.


The oyster doctors hit the silver screen

A documentary film about he work of Assistant Professors Randall Hughes and David Kimbro has been released by a public broadcasting station in Florida.


Temperature preference in Jonah crabs

Do crabs really care about the temperature? According to research by graduate student Lara Lewis, it depends on what they are used to.


How Intraspecifc Diversity Affects Marsh Plant Performance

Height matters, among other things, according to Assistant Professor Randall Hughes, whose work recently appeared in the Journal of Ecology.


Chris Baillie: Outstanding Graduate Student for Teaching

MSC graduate student, Chris Baillie, has been honored as an “Outstanding Graduate Student for Teaching”, and will be recognized at this year’s Honors Convocation in April.


Gene expression and alternative mating strategies in fish species

According to Associate Professor Steve Vollmer, social interactions can trigger behavioral and physical changes within some species.


InSolution Guest Post: The art and craft of science blogging

MSC graduate student, Dan Blustein, recently returned from a visit to the Indian Institutes of Technology, where he showcased robo-critters developed by the Ayers lab.


Ocean Genome Legacy at Northeastern University

Check out this great video about the Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL), which relocated to the Marine Science Center in January.

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Why bacteria are beautiful, and why we need them

In a special event on Monday, Nobel Laureate and Northeastern Distinguished University Professor Sir Richard Roberts spoke of his love of bacteria.

Q&A with Sir Richard J. Roberts

The NU student newspaper, “The Huntington News” recently sat down with Ocean Genome Legacy founder and new Distinguished Professor in the College of Science, and here’s what he had to say.

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