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The College of Science offers distinguished programs in fields
that are at the forefront of discovery, invention, and innovation.

Our degree programs in the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics give students a deep understanding of emerging fields such as chemical biology, cognition and neuroscience, environmental and marine science, biochemistry, nanoscience, and network science.

Northeastern’s unique experiential learning approach combined with a strong culture of research provides students with numerous opportunities to collaborate with leading faculty on research projects aimed at solving global challenges.


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Boston, MA 02115
617-373-5085

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March 27, 2020

A Chemistry Co-op's Field Guide to Mentorship

March 26, 2020

'Social Distancing’ Is Only the First Step Toward Stopping the Covid-19 Pandemic

After days of closures and requests—or orders—to stay home, many people caught in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic are wondering if these efforts will be enough. Network scientist Alessandro…
March 26, 2020

Here’s Why Washing Your Hands With Soap for 20 Seconds Protects You From Covid-19

In soap lather, a combination of molecules assemble into bubble-like structures that trap viral matter and other biomaterials—grease, oil, dirt—and rinse them down the drain, says Thomas Gilbert, associate professor…
March 26, 2020

Scientists Are Baffled by This Magnet. Shooting It With Lasers Might Help.

Faster electronics, better communication devices, more efficient ways to store data are just some of the outcomes that the researchers can think of - if magnetite’s puzzle of hidden powers could…

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