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Bates biology students share words and photos about their work in the field.


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…

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 1:46 pm

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Plant of the Week – Sept 8-14

Resurrection Fern – Polypodium polypodioides This amazing fern can be found in arid and semi-arid places in Australia, South America,…

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…

Monday

September 1, 2014 4:43 pm

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Species: Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Range: Most of Eastern North America Cool Facts: This is Dr. Eller’s favorite tree. It…