Stories about "Science and technology"
Bates Club of Antarctica: If you give a seal a camera

Thursday, April 12, 2018 11:27 am

A Bates alumnus spends his winters studying Antarctic leopard seals. Take a look at a video from a seal's point of view, and learn what leopard seals can teach us about ecology and climate change.

Treatment for the horrors of PTSD could be near, thanks to landmark research by Edward Meloni ’91

Friday, April 6, 2018 10:43 am

The day might soon come when breathing xenon gas from a hand-held inhaler could treat the mental affliction known as post-traumatic stress disorder.

Bates Club of Antarctica: If glaciers could talk, what would they say?

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:21 am

How did ancient glaciers move, and what can they tell us about climate change? Allie Balter '14 and Brenda Hall '90 are finding out.

Bates at Night: Astronomy Extravaganza

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 12:48 pm

Students "spread the excitement" to local schoolchildren at the annual Astronomy Extravaganza.

Video: Student athletes present their research at Mount David Summit

Friday, March 30, 2018 12:59 pm

Bates student athletes excel on the field and in the classroom. Hear from three of the more than 50 who participated in this year's Mount David Summit.

In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am

In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.

Video: Rakiya Mohamed ’18 looks forward to finding a path in two worlds

Friday, March 23, 2018 9:53 am

"I am a scientist, but I am also a scholar in African American studies. And I am going to find my way in both those worlds," says Rakiya Mohamed ’18 of Auburn, Maine.

Climate change is ‘not something you believe. It just is,’ says Trump whistleblower Joel Clement

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.

Q&A: Ben Tonelli ’18 creates model showing how songbirds spread ticks

Friday, March 2, 2018 10:34 am

"Until Ben’s model, we haven’t had a sense of where the redistribution might occur and the possible scale of that effect,” says his adviser.

Evelynn Hammonds, eminent scholar on issues related to women of color in STEM, elected to Board of Trustees

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 am

Evelynn Hammonds is the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

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