Marine scientists in Australia recently reported that 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef is now bleached. Northeastern’s Steven Vollmer explains why the condition, typically the result of warming ocean temperatures, could lead to “the ocean’s equivalent of a rainforest with no trees.”
Nobel laureate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science, discussed his love for bacteria and their symbiosis with people on Monday afternoon at his inaugural lecture, after which he conversed with President Joseph E. Aoun.
Fourth-year marine biology major Nadia Aamoum worked on international co-op on Mahe Island in Seychelles, where she learned the basics of dive research and which she is now applying to her work in the Three Seas Program.
About 35 minutes north of Boston sits one of Northeastern’s single greatest gems. Perhaps once it’s best kept secret, the Marine Science Center is now going through a serious coming […]
Every now and then I’ll get word of a faculty or student project that feels a bit like getting a surprise cupcake delivered to my email inbox. Not only is […]
Between 1969 and 1972, 12 people (all of them men) walked on the moon, took an afternoon stroll 240,000 miles away. Around this same time, Sylvia Earle, the first chief […]
A few months ago incoming faculty member Brian Helmuth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]
“Corals are analogous to trees in tropical rain forests,” said Steve Vollmer, assistant professor at Northeastern’s Marine Sciences Center. “They provide the essential habitat for the unprecedented diversity of organisms […]
Perhaps you saw the news the other day in the Boston Globe about a nasty red seaweed washing up on the shores of Nahant, MA, where Northeastern’s Marine Science Center […]