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Decoding the Brain: AWJ Winner Uncovers Phenomena Behind Reading

How is your brain processing the words you are reading right now? That’s the focus of neurocognitive scientist Phillip Holcomb’s nearly five decades of research

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Computing Revolution But Far From Perfect

Autonomous vehicles rely on sophisticated technology to make decisions without direct human input. But is this technology safe? SDSU computer scientists weigh in

Moving Toward More Selective Cancer Drugs

Chemical biologist Jeffrey Gustafson (‘05) received a CSU-wide award for his renowned work leveraging the shape of chemicals to find less harmful cancer drugs

Tracing the 12,000 Year Pedigree of Beer

SDSU biologists are analyzing genetics of beer’s key ingredient to enhance production and flavor

Mauna Loa Eruption: Q&A with SDSU Geologist

Did the world’s largest active volcano show warning signs before it began to erupt? Vic Camp sheds light on the science surrounding Hawai’i’s Mauna Loa.

Awe, Goosebumps and Huge Potential

NASA released the first images taken by their latest and most technologically advanced telescope yet – what does this mean for SDSU’s astronomers?

Making a MARC

SDSU’s Maximizing Access to Research Careers program has helped 173 students find success as nascent researchers.

Math is Magical

As a proud Chicana woman, Lee is excited she gets to answer very practical questions with her favorite subject. “It will always stay magical; you have crazy, obscure math and it describes how real things work.”

Advance your career with a degree in science

SDSU’s College of Sciences prides itself on inclusive education and research innovation. Our College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees across eight academic departments and provides curricula for students across the university preparing for careers in health care and engineering. Our coursework is enhanced by dozens of research centers and frequent field trips that allow our students to develop the skills and reasoning they need to be tomorrow’s leaders. Our faculty are respected experts in their disciplines as well as dedicated, thoughtful instructors. The College of Sciences also operates numerous off-campus sites like the Mount Laguna Observatory, Coastal Marine Institute, and nearly 9,000 acres of land for biological sciences research stations, connecting SDSU advancements to the greater San Diego region.

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