Tag Archives: Kellogg Biological Station

BEACON Researchers at Work: Black in Science

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Bradley Watson. Bradley spent two summers working as an undergraduate researcher at Kellogg Biological Station with BEACON faculty Kay Gross, and is now a master’s student at University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Mating behavior in treefrogs

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T undergraduate Darian Mollock, who worked as an Undergraduate Research Apprentice (URA) at MSU’s Kellogg Biological Station in summer 2014. My name is Darian Mollock, I am a junior … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Climate effects on algae… and undergrads

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate students Jakob Nalley and Danny O’Donnell, with University of Texas undergraduate Farhana Haque. Go ahead, take a deep breath, and let it out. Almost half of the oxygen … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The role of resource mutualisms in plant adaptation to abiotic environments

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Tomomi Suwa.  When you get thirsty, what do you do? You simply get something to drink, right? Plants don’t have the ability to move like animals, so … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: What makes invasive species successful?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Amanda Charbonneau. I love to walk through the woods on a quiet quest to see how many woodland creatures I can spot, and to take an inventory … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The mystery of tropical diversity: testing a forgotten idea

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Carina Baskett. Carina blogs at Wandering Nature. Here in Michigan, the hummingbirds are coming back for the summer. If you see one, it’s likely a Ruby-Throated, since it’s … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Addressing the Next Generation Science Standards

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate students Melissa Kjelvik and Liz Schultheis. The current landscape of K-12 science education is shifting – moving away from memorization of science facts to an approach based on the … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Bringing evolution-in-action to high school students

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Anne Royer. Along with doing great science, learning how to communicate what we discover is one of the joys and challenges of graduate study. BEACON offers exciting opportunities … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Nutrition limitation's role in phytoplankton evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Megan Larsen. We all know that the world is more complex than the simplified systems and questions we use in laboratories. And yet, as scientists we have … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Effects of rising temperatures on marine phytoplankton

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Mridul Thomas. Every day, a staggering quantity of carbon is drawn out of the atmosphere into the oceans as a result of the silent actions of massive numbers … Continue reading

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