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Researchers in Northeastern’s Biomaterials Design Group are looking at naturally UV absorbing cephalopod skin to find ways to create new, environmentally friendly sunscreen.
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As Canada wildfires rage, faculty experts examine the ramifications

Wildfires continue to rage for a third week in and around the city of Fort McMurray in Canada's Alberta province, the country’s oil-sands capital. Some 96,000 people have been evacuated from the area and 2,400 buildings have been destroyed. We asked three Northeastern experts about how the catastrophe will affect climate change, the likely impact on U.S. consumers, and how the Fort McMurray community can recover.