Archives for "Natural sciences"

Thursday

August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Alexandra Balter ’14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Thursday

August 1, 2013 4:31 pm

Summer Student Research: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Summer Student Research: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Two rising seniors share insights into life in a summer research lab as they study neurological processes in snail brains.

Tuesday

July 30, 2013 4:28 pm

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

The Connecticut Post describes a day in the life of Emilie Geissinger ’14, a summer intern at the Marine Aquarium…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Physics and Astronomy, Fall 2013

We welcome Travis Gould as a new assistant professor in the department. Travis is a Maine native who received his…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 1:54 pm

Chemistry, Fall 2013

The Chemistry department encourages returning students with an interest in majoring in Chemistry, or completing a minor or general education…

Tuesday

July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Wednesday

July 17, 2013 2:47 pm

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

Bates is known for nurturing student initiative. If you can make a case for your idea, the college will do…

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.