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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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New Marine Science Center faculty focused on sustainability

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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

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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

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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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