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You are one-in-30-million

The Marine Science Center recently, and unexpectedly, became home to one of the rarest lobsters in the world.  What makes a calico calico?  College of Science blogger, Angela Herring, tries to find that answer.

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No place to hide?

Many researchers at the Marine Science Center study how predator-prey interactions shape coastal ecosystems, and “ecosystem engineer” species play a critical role.

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Are they venting? A question for recreational anglers

Postdoctoral Researcher, Steven Scyphers, works with the Grabowski Lab at the Marine Science Center and investigates the human side of fisheries management.

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Diving right in, student researcher explores coastal habitats

During Nadia Aamoum’s six-​​month inter­na­tional co-​​op in the island nation of Sey­chelles, north of Mada­gascar, the ocean was her work­place.

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Making whoopee, coral style

Most species are content with just one form of reproduction, but not for the coral p. damicornis. These guys make babies sexually and asexually. Doctoral candidate David Combosch wants to know why.

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Global ecology as the next grand strategy

Retired Marine Col. Mark Mykleby said at a campus lecture this week that the nation’s biggest problem is global unsustainability and it will take behavioral change, not national strategy, to fix it.

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New Marine Science Center faculty focused on sustainability

The Marine Science Center has welcomed several new faculty members whose focus is urban coastal sustainability.

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MSC undergoes massive renovations as Center grows

In an ongoing effort to keep its neighbors in the loop about significant happenings at the Marine Science Center, Director Geoff Trussell recently sat down with the Lynn Item to talk about recent construction and plans for the Center’s future.

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Predicting consequence: another piece for the climate change toolbox

Understanding and predicting the biogeographic consequences of climate change requires some pretty sophisticated modeling. Professor Brian Helmuth and colleagues present a framework in the journal Ecology and Evolution to explore how confidence in our forecasts can vary depending on a few simple, measurable metrics of physiological performance.

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Check out these virtual tours on your next staycation

The Helmuth Lab would like to take you where you may have never been before. Using Gigapan cameras, a number of virtual tours have been recorded in and around the Marine Science Center and beyond.

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