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Evolution 101: Kin Selection

This week’s Evolution 101 blog post is by MSU graduate student Sara Garnett. As soon as spadefoot toad tadpoles are born, the pressure’s on. Adults lay their eggs in temporary ponds, created from sudden rainstorms in the southwestern desert. Because … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Measuring fitness in the Long Term Evolution Experiment

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by Michigan State University graduate student Mike Wiser. If there’s one thing you can really depend on about life, it’s that it’s constantly changing. Many of us learned in our biology classes … Continue reading

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