8 choses que vous ne saviez pas sur les glands

Photo by moonimage, acorns, CC, https://www.flickr.com/photos/moonimage/9166449223/ (To read this article in English, click here) -Les glands, sont-ils des noix? Ma colocataire m’a demandé à l’improviste. Ma réaction initiale (à cette question inattendue) a été de me souvenir de la définition botanique d’une noix. D’une noix comme famille botanique, pas juste comme le fruit du noyer. Mais ma colocataire avait en tête quelque chose de beaucoup plus terre à terre. -Si les enfants les apportaient dans…

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8 choses que vous ne saviez pas sur les glands

Photo by moonimage, acorns, CC, https://www.flickr.com/photos/moonimage/9166449223/ (To read this article in English, click here) -Les glands, sont-ils des noix? Ma colocataire m’a demandé à l’improviste. Ma réaction initiale (à cette question inattendue) a été de me souvenir de la définition botanique d’une noix. D’une noix comme famille botanique, pas juste comme le fruit du noyer. Mais ma colocataire avait en tête quelque chose de beaucoup plus terre à terre. -Si les enfants les apportaient dans…

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Titillating Trilliums

Trillium colonies can get huge, but that doesn’t mean you should pick them. Photo by Captain Tenneal. Trillium. CC. https://flic.kr/p/6spWeN Me: Oh wow, the trilliums are really carpeting this maple grove today. I should pick one for Mom. Surely one bloom can’t hurt… Trillium: That’s what you think! Me: Oh, hello. Sorry, I didn’t realize you were a talking flower. I seem to be running into a lot lately. T: Spare me the pleasantries. Just…

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Titillating Trilliums

Trillium colonies can get huge, but that doesn’t mean you should pick them. Photo by Captain Tenneal. Trillium. CC. https://flic.kr/p/6spWeN Me: Oh wow, the trilliums are really carpeting this maple grove today. I should pick one for Mom. Surely one bloom can’t hurt… Trillium: That’s what you think! Me: Oh, hello. Sorry, I didn’t realize you were a talking flower. I seem to be running into a lot lately. T: Spare me the pleasantries. Just…

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Le coût social de la science

Photo par Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications Photography photostream. 14298-Children’s learning center technology-4988.jpg. CC. https://flic.kr/p/nUTtKa   (Click here for the English version of this article) En tant qu’une étudiante de journalisme passionnée par la science, je suis constamment étonnée par les avances technologiques. Pendant mon vivant on a passé des disquettes à l’informatique en nuage. Mais le 7 mai j’ai assisté à une conférence sur les difficultés avec la technologie émergente. Les points faits par…

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Le coût social de la science

Photo par Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications Photography photostream. 14298-Children’s learning center technology-4988.jpg. CC. https://flic.kr/p/nUTtKa   (Click here for the English version of this article) En tant qu’une étudiante de journalisme passionnée par la science, je suis constamment étonnée par les avances technologiques. Pendant mon vivant on a passé des disquettes à l’informatique en nuage. Mais le 7 mai j’ai assisté à une conférence sur les difficultés avec la technologie émergente. Les points faits par…

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Tip Top Tulips: The King is in the house

Stripy tulips have a sick and sinister past. Their light-coloured patterns are caused by a virus. Photo by Alexandre Dulaunoy. Tulips. CC. https://flic.kr/p/efAqg4   Amelia: Ladies and gentleman, please help me welcome our special guest…King Tulip! Tulip: Thank you, thank you very much. A: What a thrill it is to speak with you after your tour of the Canadian Tulip Festival. T: My pleasure, I adore interviews. My miraculous bloom only opens for two to…

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Tip Top Tulips: The King is in the house

Stripy tulips have a sick and sinister past. Their light-coloured patterns are caused by a virus. Photo by Alexandre Dulaunoy. Tulips. CC. https://flic.kr/p/efAqg4   Amelia: Ladies and gentleman, please help me welcome our special guest…King Tulip! Tulip: Thank you, thank you very much. A: What a thrill it is to speak with you after your tour of the Canadian Tulip Festival. T: My pleasure, I adore interviews. My miraculous bloom only opens for two to…

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Considering the social cost of science

It’s hard to guess what the legal and social consequences of a technology will be while it’s being developed. Marc Saner of the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy proposed researching any possible effects early on. Photo by Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications Photography photostream. 14298-Children’s learning center technology-4988.jpg. CC. https://flic.kr/p/nUTtKa   As a journalism student who’s passionate about science, I’m constantly amazed by the technological advances that have happened just in…

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Considering the social cost of science

It’s hard to guess what the legal and social consequences of a technology will be while it’s being developed. Marc Saner of the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy proposed researching any possible effects early on. Photo by Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications Photography photostream. 14298-Children’s learning center technology-4988.jpg. CC. https://flic.kr/p/nUTtKa As a journalism student who’s passionate about science, I’m constantly amazed by the technological advances that have happened just in my…

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