Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

New research from marine sci­en­tists at North­eastern shows that the behavior of middle preda­tors in marine food webs plays an impor­tant role in the wel­fare of the whole system—and that, like our behavior, middle predator behavior is pretty fickle.

Youths shore up their science knowledge

High school stu­dents assess ocean life on a global scale during a summer pro­gram at Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ence Center in Nahant, Mass.