Tag Archives: Kellogg Biological Station

BEACON Researchers at Work: Addressing the Next Generation Science Standards

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate students Melissa Kjelvik and Liz Schultheis. The current landscape of K-12 science education is shifting – moving away from memorization of science facts to an approach based on the … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Bringing evolution-in-action to high school students

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Anne Royer. Along with doing great science, learning how to communicate what we discover is one of the joys and challenges of graduate study. BEACON offers exciting opportunities … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Nutrition limitation’s role in phytoplankton evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Megan Larsen. We all know that the world is more complex than the simplified systems and questions we use in laboratories. And yet, as scientists we have … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Effects of rising temperatures on marine phytoplankton

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Mridul Thomas. Every day, a staggering quantity of carbon is drawn out of the atmosphere into the oceans as a result of the silent actions of massive numbers … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolutionary Metagenomics: selection pressures on bacterial communities on soil

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Bjørn Østman. We would like to know how soil bacteria evolve. They are important for humans and other living things, as they are involved in chemical processes that are … Continue reading

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