Tag Archives: E. coli

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

A new Science paper from the Lenski lab is generating lots of buzz! Facebook’s popular page “I F*ing Love Science” sums up the Long-Term Evolution Experiment in this infographic: From the MSU press release: There’s no peak in sight ­– … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Survival of the Rarest

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Noah Ribeck. We are all taught the basic tenet of evolution by natural selection: occasionally an individual is born with a mutation that improves its chances of having … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The Origin of a Species?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Zachary Blount. I love big questions. I tend to walk around, my head in the clouds, questions flitting through my head. I admit that I have walked into … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Why do men and women exist?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Rohan Maddamsetti.  In his treatise on love, Symposium, Plato tells a myth of a time when men and women were one. People used to have one head … 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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