Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Claudia is a science journalist and editor. Her work focuses on marine science, the environment, and wildlife, particularly regarding how humans interact with the world around them.

Different strokes: How lampreys use suction thrust to swim

Different strokes: How lampreys use suction thrust to swim

Most fish swim by creating backward thrust, their tails pushing against the water. Last year, an MBL Whitman Center team made the surprising discovery that lamprey and jellyfish propulsion is just the opposite: Each undulation of the animal’s body creates a small, spinning area of low pressure that sucks the organism forward.

What does this mean for marine robotics? Learn more over at MBL's The Well. 

Why Scientists Sank a Telescope Deep in the Ocean

Why Scientists Sank a Telescope Deep in the Ocean

Architect Calls For Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Rights

Architect Calls For Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Rights