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BEACON Researchers at Work: Pacific Land Snail Evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Andrew Kraemer.  “When was the last time this island was searched for snails?” I asked as I picked my way through the loose cobble of lava … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Providing computational methods for biological research

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin research scientist Dennis Wylie. I’ve always been intrigued by the combination of seemingly incongruous things. As a child I loved stories about strange chimerical creatures … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Partnerships between plants and bacteria

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Colleen Friel. My foray into the world of science started back when I was a high school student dead set on becoming a large animal veterinarian. To … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Carnivore Skull Evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Nikki Cavalieri. Why? Why do tree frogs stick to glass but toads don’t? Why are baby skinks tail’s blue but adult’s not? Why are puppies and kittens … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Tools for mapping rare mutations

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin postdoc Daniel Deatherage. My doctoral work focused on epigenetic changes in ovarian cancer in the lab of Dr. Tim Huang at The Ohio State University. … Continue reading

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