Archives for "Natural sciences"
November 1, 2001 3:19 pm
As if spending a semester in London isn’t exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine – just two days after the award was announced.
October 31, 2001 3:30 pm
For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.
October 25, 2001 1:23 pm
In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.
October 23, 2001 2:41 pm
A National Geographic film about Jane Goodall’s work with chimpanzees is one of three titles featured in the Primate Film Festival at Bates College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall.
May 5, 2001 1:09 pm
Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America’s Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.
November 9, 2000 2:01 pm
Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.
October 19, 2000 2:27 pm
Arthur L. Caplan, an internationally recognized authority on bioethics will discuss at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend this talk, sponsored by the Dean of the College, free of charge.
September 13, 2000 3:03 pm
Peter J. Hilton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton, and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Central Florida at Orlando, will discuss “Code-breaking in World War II” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.
July 14, 2000 1:24 pm
Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.
June 21, 2000 2:05 pm
Thomas J. Wenzel of Auburn, Maine will conduct research aimed at improving the use of NMR spectroscopy in distinguishing pairs of chiral compounds, used to distinguish the left- and right-hand sides of amino acids and other chemical compounds.