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  • Creatures In This Underwater Forest Could Save Your Life One Day

    The New York Times - 03/31/2020

    But they entrusted this group of scientists, led by Dan Distel, a shipworm marine biologist and director of Northeastern’s Ocean Genome Legacy Center, with the highly guarded coordinates for that day’s expedition.

     

    A front would arrive that afternoon, but during that narrow window on Tuesday morning, it was safe enough for the 46-foot ship to circle over the forest — “fifty percent less nauseating” than anticipated, said Brian Helmuth, a marine ecologist studying climate at Northeastern University. 

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