Broader Impacts

News Releases

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May 7, 2013

New Robotic Instruments to Provide Real-Time Data on Gulf of Maine Red Tide

Deployment could lead transformation of toxic HAB monitoring
Source: Media Relations

From Oceanus Magazine

December 17, 2013

Behold the 'Plastisphere'

Colonies of microbes flourish on tiny bits in the ocean
Source: Oceanus Magazine
December 12, 2013

Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea

Revolutionary Sensor Detects Toxic Marine Organisms
Source: Oceanus Magazine
Bacteria Exhibit Altruistic Behavior
October 25, 2012

Bacteria Exhibit Altruistic Behavior

Some microbes make antibiotics to benefit their kin
Source: Oceanus Magazine
November 19, 2010

Scientists Use "ESP" to Track Harmful Algae

New Environmental Sample Processor could transform ocean monitoring
Source: Oceanus Magazine
August 8, 2008

Researchers Successfully Forecast 2008 Red Tide

New tool provides early warning of harmful algal bloom along New England coast
Source: Oceanus Magazine
September 13, 2006

The Oceans Are Filled with Microbes. Some Are Nasty

What environmental conditions foster outbreaks of pathogenic bacteria?
Source: Oceanus Magazine
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September 7, 2006

Legions of Legionella Bacteria

Scientists find a surprising number of microbes in the sea
Source: Oceanus Magazine
Risks and remedies from the sea
May 26, 2005

Risks and Remedies from the Sea

Scientists team up to study the ocean's effect on health
Source: Oceanus Magazine
The Growing Problem of Harmful Algae
November 12, 2004

The Growing Problem of Harmful Algae

Tiny plants pose potent threat to those who live in and eat from the sea
Source: Oceanus Magazine