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Audio Tour of East Point history launched

The Marine Science Center is pleased to announce the launch of a new audio tour about the history of East Point, which is available on smartphones and tablets. Scan the QR code in the photo or visit http://uniguide.me to get the App. Once you have the App, search for Marine Science Center. The tour has 9 […]
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The clear blood of an Antarctic fish may reveal fundamental insights into our cardiovascular biology

Northeastern University Marine Science Center postdoctoral researcher Jake Daane, under the mentorship of Professor Bill Detrich, has just received a fellowship from the American Heart Association to study the genetic underpinnings of the rare blood and cardiovascular systems of these fishes.
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Blood is thicker than water for the common reed – at least that’s what the soil tells us

In a paper published in Nature Communications, Northeastern University Professor Jennifer Bowen and University of Rhode Island Professor Laura Meyerson reveal that a native type of the common reed (Phragmites australis) has more in common with other native populations of the plant growing elsewhere across the country than they have in common with invasive types occupying the same ecosystem.
View of Marine Science Center coastline

A day at the Marine Science Center

A photographic look at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center (MSC) in Nahant, Massachusetts portrays the sights, the seas, and the science happening in and around this very active marine research facility. Check it out here.