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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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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Target product profile: Starting that journey of a thousand miles with the right first step

This post is by Harmanpreet Harmanpreet, who interned with CCRM Australia. The CCRM Australia Training Program seeks to facilitate training for the future workforce of the Australian regenerative medicine sector and includes an internship program that accepts undergraduate and postgraduate students from Australia’s universities. Approximately 25 per cent of late-phase clinical trials fail due to...

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Fate and destiny: What we recently learned and still don’t know about sex determination

I was telling a friend about how sex determination could be an interesting topic for my next blog and he responded asking, “Don’t we already know everything about sex determination?” So I asked an expert: Dr. Robin Lovell-Badge, the Principal Investigator of a stem cell biology and developmental genetics laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute...

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Nadir Erbilgin – Alberta Research Profile

 Alberta Researcher Profile Who: Dr. Nadir Erbilgin Professor and Chair, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, past Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Department of Renewable Resources. Dr. Nadir Erbilgin is a Professor and Chair for the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta. His research group specializes in Forest Entomology and Chemical...

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