What’s new at BEACON?
- 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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- Depictions of mental illness in pop culture: a comparative case study of The Tick vs. The Maxx June 25, 2014
- A Grievous Oversight (x2!) June 20, 2014
- Aaaaaaahh. . . June 15, 2014
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BEACON Researchers at Work: The role of resource mutualisms in plant adaptation to abiotic environments
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Tomomi Suwa. When you get thirsty, what do you do? You simply get something to drink, right? Plants don’t have the ability to move like animals, so … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Silvia Smith. Humans, like any other organism, impact their environment as their natural history unfolds. As the result of selection for increased brain size and improved … Continue reading
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 post is by UT Austin graduate student Michael Hammerling. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to philosophical questions about the nature of life and its relationship to the physical world. While it became clear … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Sudarshan Chari. Have you ever wondered about the relative contribution of nature vs. nurture? Or why certain individuals are more susceptible to a disease, or respond better … Continue reading