Tag Archives: sexual signaling

BEACON Researchers at Work: If Sticklebacks Could Talk…

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Liliana Lettieri. “My what a red throat you have, and such a blue belly!  You’ve got some impressive dance moves, and you’ve built a nice nest.” If stickleback … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: How the cricket lost its song

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Robin Tinghitella. Last April I had the pleasure of writing the very first BEACON Researchers at Work blog post. I shared a story about how a tropical field cricket, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The “Mating” Game

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Emily Weigel. What would a fish say if it could talk? How about, “Hey, baby. What’s your sign?” Male threespine sticklebacks court females in a constant game … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Tropical crickets hitchhike their way to rapid evolution

This week we are introducing a new feature on the BEACON Blog: BEACON Researchers at Work! Please enjoy the first post from Michigan State University postdoc Robin Tinghitella. What would happen if all the lions suddenly lost their manes, or … Continue reading

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