Homing in on stressed coral
December 12, 2013Sulfurous chemical known as ‘smell of the sea’ serves as clarion call for coral pathogens.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Microbiologists eavesdrop on the hidden lives of microbes
January 21, 2013Scientists track ocean microbe populations in their natural habitat to create a ‘day in the life’ montage.
Remembering ‘Papa Flash’
January 4, 2013MIT Professor Harold Edgerton’s high-speed photography and sonar devices revolutionized ocean exploration.
Nominations now open for Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization
October 20, 2011Submission deadline for applicants to the two-year, $25,000 chair is Nov. 16.
Boston Harbor Islands environmental monitoring effort aided by MIT Sea Grant interns
September 9, 2011Elledge and Matthews collect and contribute to larger effort to observe and define changes on the islands' shores.
Researchers say ocean currents cause microbes to filter light
March 16, 2011The same phenomenon occurs in the ocean, in a flask and in the art of Paul Matisse.
Lexington High team wins 14th annual Blue Lobster Bowl
February 14, 2011Advance to National Ocean Sciences Bowl to compete against 24 other regional winners.
MIT Sea Grant's Pederson honored with Visionary Award
December 16, 2010Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment presented award at Dec. 7 meeting.
The Salp: Nature’s near-perfect little engine just got better
August 31, 2010These efficient organisms may help remove carbon dioxide from the upper ocean