Ainslie Butler, Health, Medicine and Veterinary Sciences editor Now that cannabis has been legalized, Canadians don’t have to hide their […]
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If you drove down Manitoba Provincial Road 201 recently, you may have seen Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) staffers installing fencing along a portion of NCC land at the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve. You may have even asked yourself, “Why is a conservation organization fencing in an endangered habitat?”
This research isn’t quite as exciting as the title promises but it is important as it attempts to answer some fundamental questions about Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)-CRISPR-Associated (Cas).proteins. From a June 13, 2018 news item on phys.org, Recently published research from the University of Georgia and UConn Health [University of Connecticu Health Center] provides new insight about the basic biological mechanisms of the RNA-based viral immune system known as CRISPR-Cas. CRISPR-Cas, short…
I wince when I look back over this one. Hits very close to home.
Karl Friston : vers une grande théorie unificatrice du vivant et de la cognition? Blogue Le cerveau à tous les niveaux mar 18/12/2018 - 15:24 19120 Biologie
Africa Studio/ShutterstockMembers of the Companion Animal Psychology Book Club will recognize the photo above. It's a stock photo, but it's one of my favourites that I've used since I began blogging.
How can production of common items be made more efficient and sustainable? The answer may lie in the science of metabolism. Get the full story ‘It’s Like Speeding Up the Process of Evolution’
J’aimerais vous parler cette semaine d’un fascinant reportage de Shaun Raviv publié dans la revue Wired le 13 novembre dernier sur un personnage devenu incontournable en les sciences cognitives, Karl Frison. Je parle de reportage plutôt que d’une entrevue car le journaliste a passé plus d’une semaine à Londres l’été dernier pour pondre ce texte fascinant sur «The Genius Neuroscientist Who Might Hold the Key to True AI». Titre qui peut paraître un peu sensationnaliste…
Microscopes meet Indigenous art in Stories & Structures – New Connections, a new exhibition touring through Australia until March 2019. The show weaves together micrographs of natural phenomena with stunning paintings by Indigenous artists from across the country, revealing unexpected and striking similarities. The two sets of images, both of which are used to pass on knowledge and shape our understanding of the natural world, reflect and refract each other, offering a new look at…
While completing an annual inspection on one of NCC’s properties in the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula this past summer, one plant species that caught my eye was an orchid — one so tiny that I had to get on my hands and knees to fully appreciate it.
Offrir la science en cadeau pour Noël 2018 Blogue Vincent Jase lun 17/12/2018 - 22:34 19119 Technologie