Biology Archives

Monday

September 29, 2014 1:49 pm

Plants of the Week Sept 29-Oct 5

Plants of the Week Sept 29-Oct 5

Northern Water Hemlock (Cicuta virosa) and Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas) Posted by Lexie Nason Northern Water Hemlock, also known as Spotted…

Sunday

September 28, 2014 7:14 pm

Marine Organism of the Week

Marine Organism of the Week

“Ghostfish” Megalodicopia hians The “ghostfish” is not actually a fish at all, but rather a sea squirt or tunicate. Tunicates…

Friday

September 26, 2014 4:01 pm

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

The lowly Mugo pine (Pinus mugo)   This shrub-like pine tree is rather common on campus.  Unlike natives in the…

Friday

September 26, 2014 2:26 pm

Woods Hole MBL Semester in Environmental Science Information Sessions

Woods Hole MBL Semester in Environmental Science Information Sessions

Elizabeth de la Reguera to speak at informational sessions on the Woods Hole Semester in Environmental Science Semester Program On…

Monday

September 22, 2014 10:10 am

Plants of the Week Sept 22-28

Plants of the Week Sept 22-28

Prickly Pear (Opuntia littoralis) and Sowthistle Chickory (Cichorium intybus) Post by Brigid Quinn Species: Prickly Pear (Opuntia littoralis) One of my favorite plants…

Friday

September 19, 2014 2:17 pm

Reflections on My Homestay in the Gálápagos

Family Connections By Carolyn McDonald ’16 Neptuno III skims over the water towards the dock on Isabela carrying seventeen queasy…

Friday

September 19, 2014 10:00 am

Marine Organism of the Week

Elysia chlorotica, the Eastern Emerald Elysia Image Source: http://www.thetripatorium.com/images/uploads/Echlorotica940.jpg   Image Source: http://geek-prime.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Elysia-chlorotica-plantobesto.jpg Elysia chlorotica, or the Eastern Emerald Elysia,…

Monday

September 15, 2014 8:45 am

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

Plants of the Week Sept 15-21

Chickory (Cichorium intybus) and Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) Post by Maria Felski Species: Common Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Range: Europe, North America, and…

Friday

September 12, 2014 11:11 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) with a northern tooth fungus (Climacodon septentrionale) This is not so much about sugar maple as…

Friday

September 12, 2014 9:37 am

New Faculty Join the Biology Department

New Faculty Join the Biology Department

One tenure-track and two visiting faculty members join the Biology Department this year The Biology Department is pleased to welcome…