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Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Boning Up

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

The Drug Makers

The pharmaceutical industry stirs skepticism even as it saves lives. Alums in the drug business explain why By this fall,…

Monday

August 23, 2010
1:44 pm

Biology department to benefit from $250,000 grant

A grant of $250,000 from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations will further strengthen the already robust Bates College biology department. The grant supports new investment in personnel, facilities and student research. In conjunction with the grant, behavioral ecologist Donald Dearborn has joined the Bates biology faculty as chair.

Tuesday

August 10, 2010
8:38 am

'Quantum entanglement' research published

Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, is one of a team of physicists whose research into the intriguing phenomenon called quantum entanglement was published Aug. 5 on the Science Daily and Nature websites.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010
8:46 am

Sierra Star interviews organic garden volunteer and geo major Anderson '12

The Sierra Star of Oakhurst, Calif., interviews geology major Brigit Anderson ’12 for a story about how international volunteer networks…

Thursday

July 8, 2010
2:26 pm

Bates College chemistry major wins top award at international conference

Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, a recent Bates College graduate and a chemistry major from Torrington, Conn., was honored with a top prize and 100 euros in prize money for her research poster at the 10th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, held June 22-26 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Thursday

July 8, 2010
9:35 am

Environmental risk expert Valerie Lee '75 testifies on 'human frailty' and the Gulf oil spill

Roll Call reported the June 15 congressional testimony of environmental risk assessment expert Valerie Ann Lee ’75, who discussed the…

Wednesday

June 9, 2010
2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

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.

Monday

May 3, 2010
8:28 am

Chirality publishes student, Wenzel co-authored research

The March issue of the journal Chirality publishes original research co-authored by Bates students, now alums, Katelyn Provencher ’08, Madeline…