Ignotus aenigmaticus: an accidental, and amusing, Latin name

“A year ago, May 1902, I had a peculiar entomological experience.” That, believe it or not, is the opening sentence of a scientific paper –Annie Trumbull Slosson’s 1903 paper in the Canadian Entomologist, “A Coleopterous Conundrum”. This short paper had some unanticipated consequences. It’s an amusing story, and also a bit of a cautionary tale....

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Right Turn: Experts weigh in on manufacturing of CGTs at JLABS-CCRM event

If manufacturing is the gatekeeper to success in the cell and gene therapy space, it’s not surprising that the topic regularly comes up when industry leaders come together to discuss the future or to tackle the challenges we face in commercializing cell and gene therapies (CGTs). Such was the case earlier this month at the...

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Happy Dogs and More Happy Dogs with Radio New Zealand

I spoke about dogs with Jim Mora for Radio New Zealand's Sunday Morning--and then came back to answer listeners' questions. By Zazie Todd PhDThis page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you.Get Companion Animal Psychology in your inbox.Recently, I chatted all about dogs with Jim...

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Journal de bord de notre cerveau à tous les niveaux : le meilleur et le pire de nos institutions sociales

. Voici donc quelques notes du « journal de bord » de mon livre inspiré par son avant dernier chapitre, le onzième. Un journal commencé en janvier dernier dans la foulée du 20e anniversaire du Cerveau à tous les niveaux et qui vous donne un aperçu du processus d’écriture, et surtout de réécriture depuis les...

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Research and education highlights: Innovation and Portfolio Management in 2021–22

Research and education highlights: Innovation and Portfolio Management in 2021–22 Transfusion Blood Thursday, November 17, 2022 Tricia Abe Canadian Blood Services’ Innovation and Portfolio Management annual progress report for 2021–22 is now available.  The report recaps the collaborations in research and education that take place every day in Innovation and Portfolio Management to support our...

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Shark Myths and Mysteries with Mark Leiren-Young

Skaana (@Skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung) talks sharks, Sharkwater (@teamsharkwater) and politics with Joseph Planta (@Planta) on a special shared episode with Planta On the Line @TheCommentary.ca Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions about environments, oceans, and orcas. Join the Pod……https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Spotify……………www.bit.ly/spotify-skaana Apple Podcasts………www.skaana.ca The Orca Bites Podcast (on anchor)………www.orcabites.com...

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The scourge of metabolic syndrome: a special interview with Dr. Mark Haupt, MD

Metabolic syndrome is a condition comprising a combination of metabolic disorders such as obesity, dyslipidemia (imbalances in fatty acid levels), hyperglycemia (too much glucose in the blood), and hypertension. Metabolic syndrome affects more than 30% of US adults and having it increases the risk of other diseases such as type 2 diabetes (T2D), cardiovascular disease...

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Dolphins have super healing powers

Life as a dolphin isn’t always easy, and predators are always lurking in the shadows of the deep ocean. Throughout their lives, dolphins may suffer diverse injuries, from shark bites to boat propeller wounds to even sunburns! But dolphins must recover quickly if they wish to survive in the ocean. Good news for our slippery...

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