'Let’s just do science': The origins of the graduate climate conference
November 25, 2013The Graduate Climate Conference, led by MIT graduate students in 2013, is an entirely student-run endeavor with a streak of rebellion.
Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.
Using new technology to measure nitrogen in coastal surface waters
April 3, 2012MIT Sea Grant-funded researcher, Matt Charette, is addressing the degradation of coastal waters in New England.
A climate window in the Southern Ocean
February 28, 2012An updated circulation model reveals the Southern Ocean as a powerful influence on climate change.
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