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Untangling Cosmic Strings

By Eloise Chakour, guest contributor Theoretical physics is often criticized for its lack of observable predictions. However, Canada is at […]

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International Cat Day 2022 Expert Panel

International Cat Care hosted an expert panel to answer your cat questions.Photo: Natalia Mikulich/ShutterstockBy Zazie Todd PhDThe 8th August is International Cat Day. The day is hosted by International Cat Care, an amazing charity who you should be following on social media if you care about owned or unowned cats.I was honoured to be part...

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Meet Our Experts: Rob Millar, Manager, SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories

Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.

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Alberta Palaeontology, a Summary

Alberta, more than any other part of Canada, is renowned for its dinosaur fossil record. In fact, it's one of the top places in the world to find dinosaur bones, a fact that too often escapes many citizens of the province who take it for granted.When it comes to the science of vertebrate palaeontology in...

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Karen Autio: I Can, Too! – Book Highlights Adaptive Inventions That Allow Inclusion

Welcome to Cantastic Authorpalooza, featuring posts by and about great Canadian children’s book creators! Today’s guest: Karen Autio. Take it away, Karen! My daughter opened my eyes and heart to the world of disabilities. Annaliis was born with spina bifida and used a wheelchair from preschool onward. It was a great joy to see kids...

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Research answers questions about infusion pumps’ effect on red blood cells

Research answers questions about infusion pumps’ effect on red blood cells Transfusion Blood Thursday, August 04, 2022 Abby Wolfe A study involving Canadian Blood Services researchers Narges Hadjesfandiari, research associate, and Dana Devine, chief scientist, located at the Centre for Blood Research in Vancouver, is helping to answer questions about the effect of infusion pumps...

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