Archives for "Natural sciences"

Tuesday

August 31, 2010 4:27 pm

Video: Growing a community of new math and science scholars

At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a wide range of backgrounds in order to flourish…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Are We Happy Yet?

In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

About the Cover: Summer 2010

View the story by Bill Walsh ’86 on alumni involved in drug development.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Indeed, while an idealized and immutable Popham Beach looms large in the alumni consciousness, the beach itself has rapidly eroded during the 2000s. These days, only a few feet remain at high tide.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

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…