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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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Neurons at work

Neurons at work

August 11, 2014

Film editors play a critical role by helping shape raw footage into a narrative. Part of the challenge is that their work can have a profound impact on the finished product — with just a few cuts in the wrong places, comedy can become tragedy, or vice versa.

Harvard researchers may have found clue to how ALS works

Harvard researchers may have found clue to how ALS works

August 6, 2014

Harvard researchers have gleaned a clue as to how one of the most devastating and mysterious neurodegenerative diseases eventually causes patients to lose control of the ability to walk, speak, and breathe -- suggesting a possible new approach for ...

Cheese-based research

Cheese-based research

July 28, 2014

Go ahead, call Rachel Dutton’s research cheesy if you must. As far as she’s concerned, it’s anything but an insult.

A Bauer Fellow at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Systems Biology, Dutton studies cheese — or more precisely, the bacteria and fungi that live on it — in an effort to better understand how microbial communities form.

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