Archives for "Natural sciences"

Thursday

January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.

Wednesday

January 9, 2013 2:38 pm

An expert in genetic impacts of pollution, Larissa Williams joins biology faculty

An expert in genetic impacts of pollution, Larissa Williams joins biology faculty

In a sense, Bates biologist Larissa Williams studies the process of evolution as it happens.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 2:22 pm

Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

In November, Bates physics students toured X-ray, ultrasound and MRI facilities at a local hospital as part of a course on biomedical imaging.

Monday

October 29, 2012 2:42 pm

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

A marine science researcher will reveal how technology can be used to study the feeding behavior of humpback whales, in a lecture on Nov. 6.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney ’80, helped Jessica Howard ’12 land a research job.

Thursday

October 4, 2012 12:49 pm

Museum of Art to connect L-A seventh-graders with space station

Museum of Art to connect L-A seventh-graders with space station

The Museum of Art will give L/A seventh-graders the opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Wednesday

October 3, 2012 4:28 pm

Science journalist offers astrophotography lecture, wilderness workshop

Science journalist offers astrophotography lecture, wilderness workshop

Science journalist Babak Tafreshi leads a wilderness photography workshop and offers a lecture related to the Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography”.

Monday

October 1, 2012 1:47 pm

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Up next in a series of talks connected with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck” are presentations by an astronomer from Yale and by an artist showing work in the show.

Thursday

September 13, 2012 8:55 am

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:58 am

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

The Bates College Museum of Art presents lectures, star-viewing parties and other public programs throughout the autumn in conjunction with the remarkable exhibition “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography.”