Biology Archives

Thursday

October 9, 2014 10:34 pm

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Scanning Electron Microscope Demonstration

Open house features SEM/EDS demonstration for Parent’s and Families Weekend The College’s new JSM-7100 field emission scanning electron microscope will…

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 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…

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,…

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…

Thursday

September 11, 2014 10:20 am

Marine Organism of the Week

Marine Organism of the Week

Beroe ovata – Phylum Ctenophora (comb jellies) Posted by Josh Lord   Ctenophores, or comb jellies, are named for the…

Monday

September 8, 2014 10:29 am

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Get to Know Your Bates Trees

Acer platinoides – ‘Schwedler Maple’ On the Quad outside of Hathorn Hall is a peculiar maple tree (Acer platinoides ‘Schwedleri’). …

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:43 am

Marine Organism of the Week

Marine Organism of the Week

Veiled chiton Placiphorella velata (Phylum Mollusca) Chitons are marine mollusks, related to snails, and they have 8 plates on their…