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On Veterans Day, Northeastern honors those who served

The North­eastern com­mu­nity gath­ered at the university’s Vet­erans Memo­rial on Tuesday for an annual cer­e­mony to rec­og­nize all who have served in the U.S. mil­i­tary, espe­cially North­eastern stu­dents and alumni.

Researchers discover new digestive strategy in shipworms

An inter­na­tional research team led by Dan Distel, director of the Ocean Genome Legacy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, has dis­cov­ered a novel diges­tive strategy in a wood-​​boring clam. The break­through, the researchers say, may also be a game-​​changer for the indus­trial pro­duc­tion of clean biofuels.

First genome of an Antarctic notothenioid fish sequenced

North­eastern is part of an inter­na­tional research team that has sequenced the first genome of an Antarctic notothe­nioid fish. The break­through will shed light on the animal’s unique evo­lu­tionary adap­ta­tion to freezing waters.

A different kind of midterm

Col­lege stu­dents across the state still have time to pre­pare for an impor­tant midterm on Tuesday, say the leaders of Northeastern’s col­lege Democ­rats and Repub­li­cans stu­dent orga­ni­za­tions. But it’s not in the class­room. It’s in the voting booth.