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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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February 25, 2020

Both Insulator and Conductor, This Material Will Help Revolutionize Quantum Computing

Researchers at Northeastern are studying rat brains to understand how trauma in infancy makes children, but especially girls, more likely to develop anxiety and other similar disorders later in life. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
February 25, 2020

Childhood Trauma Changes Your Brain. But It Doesn’t Have to Be Permanent.

Neuroscientists at Northeastern are using rats to understand how trauma in infancy makes children, but especially girls, more likely to develop anxiety and other similar disorders later in life.
A team of Northeastern students was recently selected by NASA to enter the Big Idea Challenge, and will receive a $90,000 award to develop a robotic system to help astronauts explore permanently shadowed regions of the moon. From left: Julian Morgen, Paige Butler, and María Belén Ou. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
February 24, 2020

NASA Is Going Back to the Moon. Northeastern University Students Are Designing Robots to Explore the Terrain.

Some parts of the moon never see the light, but they are full of resources that NASA could mine to settle on the lunar surface and venture beyond. The agency…
February 24, 2020

What Hidden Mysteries Lie Within the 15th-century Dragon Prayer Book?

When researchers unearthed a tiny, fragile prayer book hidden deep in Northeastern’s archives, they embarked on a journey to unlock its mysteries. Complex script, medieval music, and poisonous ink are…

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