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Ocean Genome Legacy at Northeastern University

At its new home at North­eastern, OGL will be a resource to uncover some of our ocean’s deepest mys­teries and reveal genomic infor­ma­tion that can help cure dis­eases, pro­tect the envi­ron­ment, and improve the sus­tain­ability of global food and energy supplies.

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A simpler way to test for water pollution

Loretta Fernandez’ water quality samplers are deceptively simple: they’re providing powerful data about the contamination levels of polluted waterways.

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Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Northeastern provost Stephen W. Director, who is also an avid diver and underwater photographer, visited the Mission 31 team at Aquarius Reef Base on Thursday afternoon.

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Hot and bothered: climate change and the ecology of fear

When animals must balance the fear of being eaten with their own need to feed, their decisions affect the whole ecosystem.

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An interview from 63 feet below the sea

MSC Aquanaut, Liz Bentley Magee, recently caught up with College of Science blogger, Angela Herring, about her experiences in Mission 31 thus far.

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Take 5: A ‘Nor’Easter’ on Florida’s tropical shores?

Professors Brian Helmuth and Mark Patterson are leading the scientific research during the latter half of Mission 31. Read about their motivation for taking part in this incredible event.

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The noisy world of mud crabs

If fish are vocal crea­tures, can their prey hear them? And if so, how do they react?

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Knowing more about vertical seawalls

Nat­ural habi­tats are known to pro­vide a range of “ecosystem ser­vices” that ben­efit not only the marine species that live there, but also their human neigh­bors.

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An aquatic adventure resurfaces

Sara Williams, a research technician in the marine and environmental science lab of Mark Patterson, will lead a study on the gastrovascular system of corals as part of Mission 31.

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Wherefore art thou, dear zooplankton?

To get a better sense of zooplankton’s behav­iors and habits, Dwyer will be spear­heading one of four Northeastern-​​led sci­en­tific projects during Mis­sion 31.

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