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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

Saturday

May 17, 2014
10:59 am

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

A sad farewell to Galapagos, but a happy “reunion” with my Ecuadorean family. I had not anticipated falling love with…

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

Friday

May 16, 2014
11:19 pm

Day 17: Galapagone

There are pale green curtains in my room, with shiny apples marching across their seams. The walls are dusted with…

Day 17: Galapagone

Thursday

May 15, 2014
8:40 pm

Day 16: La Caldera Grande

We were told we would be amazed. At six miles across, Sierra Negra has the second largest caldera in the…

Day 16: La Caldera Grande