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Marine Organisms Can Evolve and Adapt to New Climates. But Will They?

A new United Nations report warns that the oceans have sponged up about a quarter of the total atmospheric carbon dioxide released from burning fossil fuels since the 1980s, changing the chemistry of the ocean at different depths and creating dangerously acidic and oxygen-depleted conditions for marine life.

Synthetic Squid Can save You from Sunburn

Northeastern’s Camille Martin, a former graduate student, and Leila Deravi, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, are working to recreate a sun-blocking chemical that naturally occurs in cephalopods, a species that includes squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish.