Archives for "Biology"

Thursday

September 19, 2013 11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Shelby Sullivan ’15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney ’80 is CEO.

Friday

August 23, 2013 8:26 am

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Thursday

August 1, 2013 4:31 pm

Summer Student Research: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Summer Student Research: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Two rising seniors share insights into life in a summer research lab as they study neurological processes in snail brains.

Tuesday

July 30, 2013 4:28 pm

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

The Connecticut Post describes a day in the life of Emilie Geissinger ’14, a summer intern at the Marine Aquarium…

Tuesday

July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Monday

January 28, 2013 12:00 pm

Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

The findings suggest that the patterns of student movement across a campus like Bates is not as “well-blended” as thought.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.