Stories about "Science and technology"
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:14 pm
In partnership with a Maine research lab, an innovative Bates biology course gives students up-close experience with cows and dung — all in service to a project to reduce greenhouse gas.
Friday, May 21, 2021 10:32 am
A student club's high-altitude balloon launch — minus its payload — offers a chance for some Commencement-season ruminations on the value of failure.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:37 pm
In yet another sign that Bonney Science Center construction is winding down, much of the construction-site fence is gone — notably, the stretch obscuring the Campus Avenue facade, the new building's visual calling card.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:45 pm
Bates and Maine have a historic love-hate relationship with marine clay, aka the Presumpscot Formation.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:36 pm
NASA astronaut Loral O'Hara joined a sophomore science class as part of program that seeks to disrupt the "weed-out" approach to STEM education.
Friday, November 13, 2020 11:13 am
A trove of wartime microscope slides include specimens of gonorrhea, diphtheria, tuberculosis, meningitis.
Friday, October 9, 2020 12:16 pm
Doudna, Bates' 2019 Commencement speaker, won the Nobel for co-discovering CRISPR-Cas9 technology, now in use in Bates classrooms.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:01 pm
Follow along as Bates environmental studies students go off campus and dig into the science of dirt at a stunning coastal Maine site.
Friday, September 25, 2020 10:42 am
However lowly, or low in the water, freshwater sponges are "biomedically relevant,” says Bates biologist April Hill "They are important organisms for us to pay attention to.”
Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13 am
Harper researches how science fiction depicts human extinction while asking, "Who gets to live in new worlds?"