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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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January 13, 2020

Cannabis Products Are Everywhere. But What Do They Actually Do?

January 13, 2020

He’s Training Computers to Find New Molecules With the Machine Learning Algorithms Used by Facebook and Google

Using the same techniques that help social media learn about you, Northeastern assistant professor Steven Lopez is training machine learning algorithms to find millions of new molecules to help make…
Scans of brain activity in seven-year-olds are helping Northeastern researchers predict symptoms of depression, anxiety, and attentional problems in teenagers. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
January 13, 2020

What Do the Brains of Children Tell Us about Their Mental Health as Teens?

Anxiety and depression in teens can go undetected for too long, says Northeastern psychology professor Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli. Her team is using brain imaging during childhood to spot early symptoms of…
January 6, 2020

Superconductor or Not? They're Exploring the Identity Crisis of This Weird Quantum Material.

Northeastern researchers are probing a class of copper-based materials that can be turned into superconductors. Their findings offer tantalizing clues for a decades-old mystery, and a step forward for quantum…

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