Over millions of years, a group of fish known as notothenioids adapted to the cooling, now icy, waters of the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica by evolving their own type of antifreeze.
June 27, 2023
Leading a women’s college dormitory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, may not be the typical place you’d find a third-year neuroscience and pre-med student like Northeastern’s Yueting Lu.
May 30, 2023
Picture Boston Harbor, a few years from now. The East Boston Greenway, a leafy urban trail, no longer stops a block from the pier, but extends into the ocean. A floating semi-circular trail arcs across the water; cyclists buzz and pedestrians stroll along it.
May 25, 2023
Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center
Imagine a co-op experience in which Northeastern University students live for weeks at a time in the world’s largest undersea science station, venturing into the surrounding Caribbean waters on daily scuba dives.
May 19, 2023
Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
The College of Science Awards was celebrated on April 27, 2023. Faculty and Staff were recognized for their dedication to the growth and overall success of the college.
May 11, 2023
“I see Northeastern as a hub, a flower pot of environmental justice,” says Lee. The roots showcase how students remained connected following graduation and go out to “do good for the world wherever we go.”
April 26, 2023
“I created my own co-op,” says Welch, 19, who is studying ecology, evolution and biology with an eye on veterinary school.
April 25, 2023
Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, is dedicated to sharing resources and information to promote environmental awareness.
April 24, 2023
The words “urban” and “beekeeping” might not seem to go together, but Northeastern student Katherine Antos has found a co-op that makes it possible for city dwellers to keep bees on corporate rooftops and residential side yards.
April 21, 2023
It was during his time at Northeastern that Michael Nelson explored his interests in meditation and the outdoors. Those linked devotions inspired him to apply for—and win—a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
April 19, 2023
The You Are Welcome Here (YAWH) campaign is an initiative to display acceptance and support for LGBTQIA+ members of the Marine and Environmental Sciences (MES) community.
March 30, 2023
James Dennedy-Frank, assistant professor of marine and environmental sciences and civil and environmental engineering, sat down to speak about World Water Day, which falls on March 22. Professor Dennedy-Frank leads the Water Resources Ecohydrology Lab at Northeastern — their work helps us understand the function of watersheds as they bring together meteorological forcing, geological settings, […]
March 21, 2023
California is once again being deluged by atmospheric rivers. What are they and will climate change make them worse?
California is once again being deluged by atmospheric rivers that have unleashed major flooding across the state, with river number 12 scheduled to dump more precipitation the week of March 19.
March 17, 2023
Marine and Environmental Sciences
Recreational fishermen could be ‘untapped allies’ in the fight against climate change, Northeastern research says
A recent study by Northeastern marine biologists says there’s an overlap between the two groups that could be the start of a new conversation about protecting the environment—and combating climate change.
March 03, 2023
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Network Science ProgramThe CDC is expanding its disease surveillance of international travelers
November 7, 2023
MathematicsAmerica’s poor math skills raise alarms over global competitiveness
October 30, 2023
MathematicsAmericans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to US standing in the global economy, employers say
October 30, 2023
MathematicsWhy it matters that Americans are comparatively bad at math
October 30, 2023
Brian HelmuthForecasting Our Future: Robotic mussels may hold key to saving New England shoreline
October 13, 2023
Samuel MuñozHere’s Why Salt Water Is Invading the Mississippi and Whether It Will Happen More Often
October 12, 2023
Lisa Feldman BarrettWhy is everyone so angry?
October 11, 2023
Bindu VeetelAmericans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to US standing in the global economy, employers say
September 27, 2023
Bindu VeetelWhy it matters that Americans are comparatively bad at math
September 26, 2023