Archives for "Natural sciences"

Friday

September 5, 2014 2:20 pm

National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

Alan Nathan, a nationally recognized expert on the physics of baseball, speaks at Bates on Sept. 9.

Wednesday

July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

Friday

May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

Friday

May 16, 2014 11:52 am

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 8:34 am

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Described as “a thought-provoking documentary about the folly of shoreline construction in the Hurricane Sandy age,” the film “Shored Up” will be shown on May 19.

Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Perou’s findings are “fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding” of cancer, says The New York Times.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Friday

April 18, 2014 12:12 pm

Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus

Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus

Thomas Goetz ’90, author of a new history that traces the intersecting careers of Arthur Conan Doyle and the scientist who showed the world that germs cause disease, speaks at Bates on April 28.

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.