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The Department of Natural Sciences extends across campus, with offices & labs in the Mott Center (3rd floor) and the Academic Building room 2-323 for offices, labs at the top of the ramp, and other locations as well.

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The Department of Natural Sciences includes all programs in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and physics. It offers an interdisciplinary approach to foundational courses leading to success for students to complete their majors.

Natural Science Podcasts



BBC's Earth podcast is everything you’d expect – a blend of nature, science, and human experience, with world-class storytelling and immersive soundscapes. Expect a dose of fascinating science, ecological insight, and explanations of why the world – in its infinite variety – is as we find it.



Do you like your science stripped back? Then accompany Cambridge University’s multiple award-winning Naked Scientists as they investigate topics like flu, the science of fighter aircraft and why we dance. This is one fascinating podcast covering a wide array of interesting topics in the sciences!



Each week, Science delves into the latest scientific discoveries with researchers and news writers from around the globe. Learn about everything from how researchers are battling stinkbugs using samurai wasps to the way DNA might be used to predict how a suspected criminal might look.



At Popular Science, we report and write dozens of science and tech stories every week. And while a lot of the fun facts we stumble across make it into our articles, there are lots of other weird facts that we just keep around the office. So we figured, why not share those with you?



Physics World Stories is full of captivating stories, from ongoing endeavours to explain the cosmos to ingenious innovations that shape the world around us. Andrew Glester talks to the people behind some of the most intriguing and inspiring scientific stories. Listen to the podcast to hear from a diverse mix of scientists, engineers, artists and other commentators. 

Natural Sciences Web News

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