Stories about "Science and technology"
Science historian discusses views of climate change

Monday, October 20, 2008 11:40 am

Historian of science at the University of California, San Diego, Naomi Oreskes gave a lecture on the science of climate change and the notion of scientific consensus. (Total length: 1:16:12)

Field Geology in Maine

Sunday, October 19, 2008 1:33 pm

Another cool class I am taking this year is called Field Geology in Maine. What’s awesome about it is how the course introduces you to the principles of geology while working in the field. Therefore, it isn’t the same old “rocks in a box” kind of geology that sounds oh-so boring. Instead, the professor has the philosophy that the best way to learn geology is by doing it. About once a month, our lab will go out on a field trip to the coast, Baxter State Park, or even Acadia National Park.

UChicago professor celebrates Darwin at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 9:00 pm

"What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?"

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

Monday, September 22, 2008 12:00 pm

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Expert on herbicide effects on frogs opens College Lecture Series

Friday, September 19, 2008 2:08 pm

A biologist who made national news with his research into the effects of a common pesticide on frogs will speak at Bates College.

Bates, Lewiston Public Library series to mark Darwin anniversaries

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 1:50 pm

The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution. During the 2008-09 academic year, Bates College and the Lewiston Public Library are commemorating these anniversaries with "Darwin at 200," a series of events illustrating the importance of Darwin's theory to our understanding of life on Earth and to human culture.

The New York Times: Devils Hole pupfish is at brink

Friday, August 22, 2008 12:00 pm

A precipitious drop in the population of the Devils Hole pupfish, an iridescent blue minnow found only in a hot spring-fed pool in the Nevada desert, is confounding scientists.

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Friday, August 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

Biology professor wins NIH grant for respiratory research

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.

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