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Engineering the Video Game Music Ensemble

Michigan Tech’s Video Game Music (VGM) Ensemble performs March 18 at the annual Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert. (All images courtesy Michigan Tech College of Sciences and Arts)

Two Huskies channeled their love of jazz, funk, fusion and video game music into a 30-member student-run ensemble that arranges, rehearses and performs songs from video game franchises. . . . Read More

The Eyes Have It: Butterfly Wing Mystery Solved

An African butterfly, Bicyclus anynana, perches on researcher Thomas Werner’s notebook in the lab. He has always wanted to study butterflies. A sabbatical in Singapore provided the opportunity. (Image credit: Thomas Werner)

Researchers probe the genetic logic underlying eyespot development on butterfly wings, identifying the origin of a beautiful and useful novel complex trait. For the Michigan Tech biologist on the team, the work is a dream come true. . . Read More