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Exploring Evolution in Electric Fish

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Michigan State University is using a $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how electric fish signals evolve, research that could offer insights into the evolution of new…

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MSU Professor Named Ecological Society of America Fellow

Friday, July 10, 2015
Foamy water on a beach

Gary Mittelbach, MSU professor of integrative biology, has been named a 2015 fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Mittelbach, who works at MSU’s W.K. Kellogg Biological Station,…

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Holekamp Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

One of the world’s leading behavioral ecologists, Michigan State University’s Kay Holekamp, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Holekamp, University Distinguished Professor of…

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How Ecological Communities are Formed

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Two Michigan State University professors have come up with a new way to think about how evolution and ecology interact in community assembly. The MSU team is suggesting…

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Shared Gene Takes One Road to Evolution

Monday, September 8, 2014

A new paper, published in Nature Communications, suggests that when it comes to evolving some traits – especially simple ones – there may be a shared gene, one…

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