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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolution in Action Exhibit at MSU Museum

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU Museum Education Specialist Julie Fick. Intro Museums mean different things to different people. For me, the MSU Museum was a place where as a child I explored the halls … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Soft robots

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Thassyo Pinto.  During my childhood, my favorite toys were the ones that I could create using scrap parts. When that was not fun enough, I used to … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The Original Social Gaming

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin postdoc Tessa Solomon-Lane. I can trace the beginning of my fascination with social behavior to the summer I was ten. That summer, I started volunteering … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Same behavior, same genes?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin research associate Rebecca Young.  From an early age I spent my time outside – chasing lizards, riding horses, and begging to go to a zoo. … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Long-Term Ecological Research Sites as Evolutionary Experiments

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU faculty member Jen Lau.  1988 was a good year. MSU won the Rose Bowl; Miami Vice, 21 Jump Street, and Family Ties were still on prime-time, and I was … Continue reading

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