The LTEE is mentioned as background for understanding how microbes evolve in this article by Dhruv Khullar. In 1988, Richard Lenski, a thirty-one-year-old biologist at… Read More »New Yorker: How Will the Coronavirus Evolve?
Tony Lund was the writer and director for “Through the Wormhole” when he and his team came to MSU to tell the story of the… Read More »Through the Wormhole, with Morgan Freeman
The LTEE is pretty old, right? But it’s not even the oldest experiment at MSU, as NPR reporter Nell Greenfieldboyce explains. Link: https://www.npr.org/2012/11/23/165030844/experiments-that-keep-going-and-going-and-going
Carl Zimmer describes the work by Zack Blount, Jeff Barrick, Carla Davidson, and me to identify the genetic underpinnings of the new ability to consume… Read More »Discover Magazine: The Birth of the New, The Rewiring of the Old
Microbiologist Stan Maloy interviews Richard Lenski about the LTEE and digital evolution, in front of the “Digital Orca” in Vancouver, BC. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQr8ldEeO04
Ed Yong explains work by Bob Woods, Jeff Barrick, and others on the race between “tortoise” and “hare” lineages in one of the LTEE populations.… Read More »National Geographic: Replaying Evolution Reveals the Benefits of Being Slow and Steady