Tag Archives: sticklebacks

BEACON Researchers at Work: Making and breaking species

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

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Brainy birds and fish

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Jason Keagy. Like many BEACONites, I am involved in several projects. Liliana Lettieri has already written an excellent post about the project I spend most of my time on. … Continue reading

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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: 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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