A collection of DNA samples featuring some of the world’s most rare, strange, and remarkable ocean creatures will move to Northeastern’s world-class coastal research facility later this year
When I was a kid, back when the hole in the ozone layer was the big topic of environmental discussion, I was obsessed with saving the rain forests. I’d heard […]
The university is the first in Boston to sign on to the “Real Food Challenge,” a commitment by higher education institutions to purchase at least 20 percent of its food from local, fair, and sustainable sources by 2020.
On Saturday, civil and environmental engineering professor Ferdi Hellweger participated in the first community swim of Boston’s Charles River in more than half a century.
In the days after the Boston Marathon bombings, declarations of support from across the country flooded my Facebook feed in the form of graphic memes, photographs, and simple status updates […]
This guest post is written by Lori Lennon, communications coordinator and senior writer in the College of Science. You could say I am a little biased, but the scientists here […]
Here’s an image for you: A sea star eats by basically vomiting up its stomach, sticking it inside the shell of a tasty morsel, say a mussel, and hanging out […]
Northeastern graduate students are working to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.
Engineering professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded the 2013 George Westinghouse Gold Medal in recognition of his contributions to the power field of mechanical engineering.
At the first annual Sustaining Coastal Cities conference, national and international leaders began a conversation on the future of fisheries.
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 […]
New faculty members Randall Hughes and David Kimbro set up shop at the Marine Science Center this winter after spending several years at Florida State University studying oyster reefs. During their time in Tallahassee, […]