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Dolly’s Legacy: In Support of Fundamental Research

Every year, Science names one discovery or advancement as the “Breakthrough of the Year.” Sometimes the discovery or advancement contributes …

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For the People in the Back: We Need SciComm and We Need it Now!

If only there had been effective science communication, the Canadian government could have issued an early warning about the COVID-19 …

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The Intersection of Art & Science: Past, Present, Future

“Art is very important for communicating, because it evokes empathy and feelings of relatability in its audience,” says illustrator and …

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How to Brew Your Own Magic Potion (and Learn Some Chemistry on the Side)

Pull out your cauldrons and put on your witch hats, it’s time for some science-based sorcery! Just in time for …

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A Virus-Like COVID-19 Vaccine is Being Grown in Tobacco Plants

Currently, there are close to two hundred coronavirus vaccine candidates in development, 42 of which have entered clinical trials. Out …

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Globe & Mail Letters to the Editor: Say What?

Re: Silenced (July 25) and Auditor-General To Probe Lapse In Pandemic Warning System (July 30): “What you present up the …

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Breaking the Rules: How Witchweed Wreaks Havoc on Sub-Saharan Crops

Lumba Lab research sheds light on germination mechanisms of the parasitic plant “We asked, ‘How does it break the rules?’ ” …

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Science and Society: Reasons and Solutions for Negative Public Opinions

The relationship between science and the general public can be a challenging one. There are lots of concerns when it …

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Uniting Toronto Science Communicators: U of T Alumni, Students Attend First-Ever SciCommTO Conference

Science communicators from across the GTA gathered in Toronto from February 21–22 at the first ever SciCommTO science communication conference. …

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Scientist Profile: Barbara McClintock

Meet Barbara McClintock, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who revolutionized the field of modern genetics. Although McClintock is unfortunately not as …

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Treating Arsenic Poisoning with Saskatchewan-Grown Lentils: A Promising Story of Canadian Innovation

Arsenic poisoning plagues over 100 million people around the world, mostly because of contaminated water. In countries like Bangladesh, where …

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One Small Step for Danuvius, One Big Step for Understanding Human Evolution

What makes humans different from our great ape relatives? Many people would say the evolution of larger brains was the …

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