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Monday

September 15, 2014
8:45 am

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

Chickory (Cichorium intybus) and Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) Post by Maria Felski Species: Common Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Range: Europe, North America, and…

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

Friday

September 12, 2014
11:11 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) with a northern tooth fungus (Climacodon septentrionale) This is not so much about sugar maple as…

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Friday

September 12, 2014
9:37 am

New Faculty Join the Biology Department

One tenure-track and two visiting faculty members join the Biology Department this year The Biology Department is pleased to welcome…

New Faculty Join the Biology Department

Thursday

September 11, 2014
10:20 am

Marine Organism of the Week

Beroe ovata – Phylum Ctenophora (comb jellies) Posted by Josh Lord   Ctenophores, or comb jellies, are named for the…

Marine Organism of the Week

Monday

September 8, 2014
1:46 pm

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Resurrection Fern – Polypodium polypodioides This amazing fern can be found in arid and semi-arid places in Australia, South America,…

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Monday

September 8, 2014
10:29 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Acer platinoides – ‘Schwedler Maple’ On the Quad outside of Hathorn Hall is a peculiar maple tree (Acer platinoides ‘Schwedleri’). …

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Thursday

September 4, 2014
8:43 am

Marine Organism of the Week

Veiled chiton Placiphorella velata (Phylum Mollusca) Chitons are marine mollusks, related to snails, and they have 8 plates on their…

Marine Organism of the Week

Tuesday

September 2, 2014
3:31 pm

Biology Faculty Obtain Grants for Research Projects

NSF Awards $337K to Professors Will Ambrose and Mike Retelle for Collaborative Climate Change Research in Norway William Ambrose of the…

Biology Faculty Obtain Grants for Research Projects

Monday

September 1, 2014
8:37 pm

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

The new Leica SP8 confocal microscope will enhance research projects and teaching for faculty and students in biology, neuroscience, chemistry,…

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

Monday

September 1, 2014
4:43 pm

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Species: Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Range: Most of Eastern North America Cool Facts: This is Dr. Eller’s favorite tree. It…

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014