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This post is by UT Austin graduate student Amanda Perofsky. Primates exhibit diverse ecological and behavioral patterns, ranging from solitary foragers to several hundred individuals, as in the multi-level societies of hamadryas baboons . Many wild primates live in social … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: The Evolution of Cooperation by the Hankshaw Effect: A Big Thumbs Up for Cooperation!
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Washington graduate students Katie Dickinson and Sarah Hammarlund and postdoc Brian Connelly. Hold your hand out in front of you and examine it closely. Five digits, four fingers … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: What ice cream and biofuels have in common: vanillin and the microbes that eat it
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Jessica Audrey Lee. Greetings, BEACON fans. I’m writing from beautiful Moscow, ID, where I work as a postdoctoral researcher in the Marx Lab at the University … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: Coach, Put me on the bench! A Novice’s Journey into Old-Fashioned Experimental Evolution
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog is by MSU graduate student Jay Bundy. As a kid I played a lot of basketball. I loved almost everything about the game. But there was one thing I hated: spending time riding … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T graduate student Alshae Logan. My name is Alshae Logan and I am a master’s student in the Department of Biology at North Carolina A&T State University. My project … 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 MSU graduate student Patric Vaelli. Few animals can strut around the woodlands of the Pacific Northwest with as much poise and confidence as the rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa). While opportunistic … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Washington postdoc Brian Connelly. Evolutionary biologists often talk like economists, particularly when the topic is cooperation. Instead of dollars, euros, or pounds, the universal currency in evolution is fitness. A species that … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Peter Enyeart. I love bacteria. That may seem like a strange thing to say, but I really do. When most people think of bacteria, … Continue reading