Archives for "Natural sciences"

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.

Friday

March 21, 2014 8:59 am

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.