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- The 1st Annual UT Summer School for Big Data in Biology will take place May 19-22. Register now!
- UT Austin is hosting the 2nd Annual Symposium in Big Data in Biology (BDiB). Free for BEACON members!
- Lots of BEACON Friday seminars are now available on our YouTube channel!
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This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Washington students Sarah Hammarlund and Katie Dickinson. The existence of the Sasquatch (also referred to as Bigfoot) has been debated for centuries. Alleged witnesses have described the forest-dwelling … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Anya Johnson. Have you ever looked around you and thought about the amazing feats that organisms accomplish together? The most obvious examples are of course everything that humans … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Washington postdoc Brian Connelly. Evolutionary biologists often talk like economists, particularly when the topic is cooperation. Instead of dollars, euros, or pounds, the universal currency in evolution is fitness. A species that … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Washington graduate student Adam Waite. Why do we cooperate? It’s easy enough to understand the benefits of cooperation. When we pay taxes, for example, we are contributing to … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Eric Bruger. Why play well with others when you can get away with just looking out for your own self-interest? This is a sentiment not only left to … Continue reading