Category Archives: BEACONites

E. O. Wilson’s Consultation ≠ Collaboration

This post is by MSU graduate student Luis Zaman. Many of you have heard about E. O. Wilson’s new article “Great Scientists ≠ Good at Math” in the Wall Street Journal. If you haven’t, you should definitely read it. Wilson uses … Continue reading

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BEACONites around the blogosphere

The BEACON blog moderator is taking a brief hiatus to finish compiling our annual report to the National Science Foundation. For your weekly dose of evolution blogging, we recommend checking out some other BEACON-related blogs: Variation Selection Inheritance: a blog … Continue reading

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Rich Lenski explains the Long Term Evolution Experiment [VIDEO]

In episode 61 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 17th, 2012, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with BEACON’s Richard Lenski Ph.D., Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology, Michigan State … Continue reading

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Best practices for scientific computing

BEACON’s Titus Brown co-authored a paper now available as a pre-print on arXiv: Best Practices for Scientific Computing D. A. Aruliah, C. Titus Brown, Neil P. Chue Hong, Matt Davis, Richard T. Guy, Steven H. D. Haddock, Katy Huff, Ian Mitchell, Mark Plumbley, Ben Waugh, Ethan P. White, Greg Wilson, Paul … Continue reading

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BEACON 2012 Congress Recap

The annual BEACON Congress took place this week at Michigan State University. In addition to talks and posters about ongoing research and education progress, one of the most important kinds of sessions held at BEACON Congresses are “Sandbox Sessions.” Each … Continue reading

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