Tag Archives: speciation

BEACON Researchers at Work: Investigating the dynamics of diversification in chipmunks

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Idaho graduate student Brice Sarver. Speciation, the set of processes through which new species arise, is one of the central areas of biological study.  It is easy, relatively speaking, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Autonomous foraging, speciation and open-ended evolutionary experiments in 3D physically realistic worlds

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Keck Graduate Institute graduate student Nicolas Chaumont, who is currently a visiting scholar at MSU. Everybody I’ve talked to who is aware of Karl Sims’ work on the evolution of … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Speciation in Digital Organisms

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Carlos Anderson. That the structure and laws of our universe enabled the origin of life is an incredible coincidence. Without the gravity that aggregates matter into galaxies, stars, … Continue reading

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