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- Programmer/developer job opening for Avida-ED project. See http://avida-ed.msu.edu for details.
- New issue of the BEACON Buzz available!
- Postdoc position offered on the Avida-ED digital evolution education project
- MSU announces search for John R. Koza Endowed Chair in Genetic Programming
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This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Jeff Morris. As the 18th century dawned over Europe, pretty much everybody believed the world was as it was because of a mysterious divine plan. But during the … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Carina Baskett. Carina blogs at Wandering Nature. Here in Michigan, the hummingbirds are coming back for the summer. If you see one, it’s likely a Ruby-Throated, since it’s … Continue reading
BEACONites Bjørn Østman and Randy Olson created a video to visualize evolution in action using fitness landscapes. Read about it below! Fitness landscapes were invented by Sewall Wright in 1932. They map fitness, or reproductive success, of individual organisms as a function … Continue reading
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
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Alycia Lackey. The world’s biodiversity represents a balance between the formation and extinction of species. To understand what drives diversity, scientists study what generates, maintains, and degrades … Continue reading