Stories about "Health and medicine"
Marine biology internship sawing off tuna heads seemed ghoulish, but contributing to science made it all worth it for Ben Morse ’24
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 9:22 am
By removing the otolith bone from tuna heads this summer in his Purposeful Work internship at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Ben Morse '24 helped provide key data to help biologists assess the health of the tuna population, which, in turn, helps inform policy makers who manage the tuna fishery.
Friday, June 9, 2023 5:01 am
The news media covers Bates Commencement, a professor's expertise in the ritual practice of firewalking, and alumni trying to save local journalism.
Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 7): Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey
Monday, May 16, 2022 2:07 pm
Our final installment of a series profiling the folks who work in the college's new Bonney Science Center: Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey.
Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:06 am
With the help of 50-plus people who shared experiences and expertise, an environmental studies major has published a new resource for lonely and those who support them.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:11 pm
A 1993 Bates honorary degree recipient, Fauci was then — as well as now — “intentionally addressing robust human challenges.”
A brief history of Bates and bugs, from smallpox to swine flu, ‘and the best preventive that we have’
Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35 am
People worldwide have, for eons, confronted infectious diseases and overcome them as communities working together — and so too has the Bates community.
Friday, April 3, 2020 7:24 am
A Bates biology professor has a notable role in responding to a tough problem created by COVID-19: the shortage of personal protective equipment.
Monday, March 23, 2020 12:18 pm
Compelling and poignant photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen captures a historic community effort to support students leaving campus due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:21 pm
A study coauthored by Associate Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft finds that attempts to cut vaping by raising taxes on e-cigarettes may push users toward conventional, and many would say far more deadly, tobacco cigarettes.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:31 pm
A cutting-edge microscope at Bates will provide new insights — literally — into bacterial genetics.