Graduate student Jessica Torossian encountered winter’s beauty in the form of frost flowers while performing field research on blue mussels in the Gulf of Maine.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Many of the principal issues facing coastal sustainability in 2015 are ones the field has been dealing with for some time, says Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Director Geoff Trussell.
In this guest blog post to iNSolution, Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, writes about INSHORE, a newly formed global network of marine scientists. Earlier this […]
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.
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.
New research from associate professor of marine science Justin Ries explains how moderate increases in ocean acidification and temperature can enhance the growth rates of some reef-forming corals.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson, two student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
Some scientists get to have all the fun. Last week my colleague Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]
Northeastern graduate student Marissa McMahan is marshaling her scientific training and her family’s connection to the Maine lobster industry to research the black sea bass’ northern range expansion due to climate change.
Assistant professor Loretta Fernandez has developed a straightforward method for determining the concentration of contaminants likely to end up in the tissues of organisms living in polluted waterways.