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Northeastern Students Awarded Two Truman, Nine Fulbright Scholarships

A total of 11 Northeastern students have received Truman and Fulbright Scholarships in 2019. They’re serving underrepresented populations, searching for answers to some of the most vexing diseases, and fighting for gender equality.
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A New Method to Forecast Marine Life Vulnerability to Climate Change

Associate Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences Randall Hughes and her lab have a novel approach for determining how marine life populations will react to climate change.
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This Sensor Won’t Save the Whale with 88 Pounds of Plastic in its Stomach. But it Might Help the Rest of Us.

Ethan Edson, a research technician at the Field Robotics Laboratory at Northeastern's Marine Science Center, has been working on an autonomous sensor to study microplastics, pieces of plastic in the ocean smaller than 5 millimeters.
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How to Dissect a Squid, Squish Seaweed, and Find Your Friends like Whales Do

The High School Marine Science Symposium, co-hosted by Northeastern’s Marine Science Center and the National Marine Educators Association, featured workshops and activities led by representatives of 25 ocean-oriented groups around New England.
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The Secret of a Squid’s Ability to Change Colors may lie in an Unexpected Sparkle on its Skin

Leila Deravi has been working to investigate squid camouflage on a molecular level with a large, interdisciplinary team of researchers. Their work on the longfin squid, reveals an entirely new aspect of the squid’s color-changing abilities, bringing researchers one step closer to being able to replicate it.
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Icefish Have Antifreeze in Their Blood, Anemia, and Osteoporosis. And They Feel Just Fine.

Northeastern professor H. William Detrich, a leader of an international collaboration that has recently sequenced the genome of the blackfin icefish.