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MSC faculty member receives prestigious German fellowship

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Associate Professor Justin Ries has been awarded a 10-month fellowship-in-residence to research the impacts of ocean acidification on marine shell-builders.

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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

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Oysters, the Brady Bunch and value meals, oh my! Find out what North­eastern Uni­ver­sity ecol­o­gist David Kimbro has to say about it.

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Using synchrony to connect the dots

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Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier and a colleague have developed a new statistical package, featured in the Journal Methods of Ecology and Evolution.

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Environmental and Temporal Scales Affect Biological Predictions

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Professor Brian Helmuth, in collaboration with several scientists, tested how a Mediterranean mussel responds to environmental change.

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Lobsters hide from cod, not the other way around

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If you think you are about to become the victim of an attack, police say one way to potentially protect yourself is to hide.

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We’re heading underwater

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Two Marine and Environmental Sciences professors are featured in Men’s Journal.

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The power of cockroach excreta may explain an entomological mystery

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Rebeca Rosengaus of Northeastern University, in Boston, thinks she knows why. As she and her colleagues discovered in a study just published in Naturwissenschaften, wood-cockroach faeces protect the insects from a parasitic fungus.

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Researchers ready for historic aquatic ‘Mission’

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North­eastern researchers are teaming up with Jacques Cousteau’s grandson to reignite the famous oceanographer’s sin­gular vision.

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Communicating climate change

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Brian Helmuth’s work was recently featured in International innovation.

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Research in the Rockies

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Environmental science major Clint Valentine is always looking for an adventure.

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