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BEACON Researchers at Work: Brainy birds and fish

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Jason Keagy. Like many BEACONites, I am involved in several projects. Liliana Lettieri has already written an excellent post about the project I spend most of my time on. … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Exploring the evolution of navigation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Frank Bartlett. Over the years, my research has focused primarily on understanding mechanisms of navigation behavior. My interest in navigation probably stems in part from my complete inability … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Walk This Way

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Anne Gutmann. In the classic Monty Python skit “Ministry of Silly Walks”,  the comedian John Cleese demonstrates a series of hilariously weird and wacky walks while … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Experimenting with predation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Michael DeNieu.  The Dworkin lab is like a certain popular energy drink…it gives you wings. There’s a wide range of topics ongoing in the lab spanning functional … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Microbial communities, huh, yeah! What are they good for?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Mitch Day. Many labs in BEACON and beyond study microbial communities. There are many ways to approach the problem, but the first is always deciding what … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The Role of Environment in the Evolution of Cooperation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Brian Connelly. Cooperation is something that most people take for granted.  It’s woven into just about every part of our lives.  Our societies have even developed a wide … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Using digital evolution to understand host-parasite co-evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Luis Zaman. Enjoy! We’ve all been stuck in stand-still traffic on the highway. Slowly people start exiting to use a newly found alternate route. Unfortunately, this detour … Continue reading

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