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This post is written by MSU grad student Zachary M. Laubach “A guy needs somebody―to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you. I … Continue reading
This post is written by MSU grad student Julie Turner I’ve always loved animals. This love isn’t exactly unusual in young children, but my fascination and curiosity about animals has not wavered. Among my earliest memories as a toddler was catching turtles … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Kenna Lehmann. Have you ever seen a group of hyenas take down a zebra? Or fight off a pride of lions? Ok, probably not, so you’ll have … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Agathe Laurence. “If monkeys could reach the point of being bored, they could turn into human beings,” said Goethe. More than a philosophical essay about boredom, that comparison … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Kenna Lehmann. It never ceases to amaze me how returning to place after years away results in this dizzying contradiction: so much has changed, but everything feels the … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Katy Califf. I’m generally interested in how genetic diversity and behavior influence each other in wild populations of mammals, particularly in the realm of disease ecology. More … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Andy Booms. For the past few months I’ve been searching Kenyan protected areas for spotted hyenas and their poop, which I collect. Each time I arrive at a … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Kevin Theis. My research, conducted in collaboration with Michigan State University and BEACON researchers Kay Holekamp, Tom Schmidt and Tracy Teal, lies at the intersection of two broad ideas … Continue reading