Stories about "Science and technology"
Climate change is behind storm-petrels’ breeding decline

Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:51 pm

In the deep cold of a Maine winter, the reality of our...

Crop advisers can influence farmers to adopt conservation practices

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:05 pm

Farmers trust crop advisers, a type of consultant, on lots of things. A Bates faculty member found that their influence can be harnessed for conservation work.

Don’t taste the hops: Bates students take a Lewiston brewery tour

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:43 pm

The "Plants and Human Affairs" class heads to the Bates Mill and Baxter Brewing to learn about a beverage that dates back to the beginning of agriculture.

Campus Construction Update: Shortridge goes 100 percent solar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm

A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Censorship of scientists is ramping up, but hostility is nothing new

Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:40 am

The attempt to silence scientists shows just how powerful knowledge is, says Associate Professor of History Joe Hall.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Host,’ with Lee Abrahamsen

Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am

You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.

Look What We Found: Andrew Kennedy’s Compound Microscope

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:40 pm

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Andrew Kennedy has a microscope in his Dana...

‘Follow me’: How Bates’ eclipse party got hopping

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:35 pm

“Excuse me,” Sylvia Deschaine told the surprised Admission gathering. “The eclipse is starting, and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event."

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