Tag Archives: diversity

A niche in time: adaptations in sensory processing associated with temporal niche

This post is by MSU graduate student Andrea Morrow. People often associate certain physical adaptations with an animal’s temporal niche, i.e. daily activity pattern. For example, some nocturnal animals have larger eyes, larger corneas, or higher concentrations of rod cells than … Continue reading

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Introducing BEACON’s New Science Outreach and Communication Postdocs

This post is by MSU postdoc Wendy Smythe. Dr. Wendy F. Smythe is an environmental scientist who came to BEACON from CMOP who looks at how microbes influence their environment, by examining geochemistry, microbial ecology, microbial diversity, and biomineralization of iron … Continue reading

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Why lactation rooms matter

This post is by UW graduate student Carrie Glenney, and is cross-posted from the UW biology graduate student blog Science Positive. A lack of access to lactation rooms might be a widespread issue for women in academia. As demonstrated in … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Black in Science

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Bradley Watson. Bradley spent two summers working as an undergraduate researcher at Kellogg Biological Station with BEACON faculty Kay Gross, and is now a master’s student at University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: To What Place Workflowmics?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T faculty member Scott Harrison. A practical challenge in genomic studies has been for students to conceive of different outcomes concerning variation, and to test these outcomes against data … Continue reading

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