Archives for "Biology"
June 9, 2010 2:49 pm
Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.
February 2, 2010 11:37 am
Writing in the Sun Journal about national health-care legislation, Dr. Nancy Madsen Cummings ’81 suggests that while “no one likes…
November 18, 2009 11:49 am
Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…
September 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…
September 23, 2009 1:45 pm
Called one of “the fiercest, most public critics of the intelligent design movement” by the Minneapolis newspaper City Pages, biology professor and blogger PZ Myers visits Bates College to give a talk titled “The Importance of Blasphemy” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall.
July 25, 2009 9:49 am
The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including Kyle Hagenbuch ’10, who are bicycling across the…
July 1, 2009 2:13 pm
Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home
July 1, 2009 12:01 pm
Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest
July 1, 2009 9:13 am
Lisa Genova ’92 just wanted to honor her grandmother. What she did was write a best-selling novel about Alzheimer’s
May 22, 2009 2:50 pm
As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.