These co-ops are taking part in creating the next model organism, one cephalopod at a time.

It’s not every day you get the chance to work with cephalopods. That, however, is not the case for Northeastern students Sarah Beecy and Sonia van Stekelenborg. Beecy, a third-year marine biology student, and van Stekelenborg, a third-year environmental science student, are currently on their first co-op as marine cephalopod aquarists at Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The MBL is a […]
October 22, 2021

If we don’t halt climate change, the world’s oceans may never be the same.

The vast majority of the world’s oceans may never be the same if humanity doesn’t curb our carbon emissions. As much as 95% of the climates in the surface ocean that exist today could completely disappear within 80 years, according to new research led by Katie Lotterhos, associate professor of marine and environmental sciences at […]
August 27, 2021

How termites deal with disease provides insights in the era of COVID-19

Rebeca Rosengaus, an associate professor and behavioral ecologist at Northeastern, explores the social behavior of termites, including how they care for their colony and communicate when they’re infected, fascinating evolutionary adaptations that are especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more on [email protected] Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University.
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