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The Division of Science strives to provide faculty, students, and staff with the necessary resources to achieve excellence in scholarship and research. Comprised of 230 faculty members and 21 academic departments and units, the Division of Science has more than 1.5 million square feet of space dedicated to scientific research and teaching.

Faculty, students and staff have access to world-class research facilities, instrumentation, funding support, and a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures. These resources are supported by the Division with the goal of advancing scientific knowledge and inspiring real-world solutions for current and future scientific challenges.

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Clues to camouflage

Clues to camouflage

July 11, 2016

For years, camera makers have sought ways to avoid chromatic aberration — the color fringes that occur when various wavelengths of light focus at different distances behind a lens.

But where photographers see a problem, some sea creatures see possibility.

The bionic cardiac patch

The bionic cardiac patch

July 7, 2016

Scientists and doctors in recent decades have made vast leaps in the treatment of cardiac problems, particularly since the development in recent years of “cardiac patches,” swaths of engineered tissue that can replace heart muscle damaged during a heart attack.

Through the work of Charles Lieber and others, the next leap may be in sight.