Name: Thomas Feuerstein Which came first in your life, the science or the art? Art and science ultimately ask the same questions: What is life? What determines our life socially, biologically, technically, and economically? However, the methods of art and science differ significantly in their implementation. Art is allowed to bring threads of different disciplines together in a transdisciplinary way and to explore stories speculatively, beyond the present, into a possible future. I am interested…
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Polar oceanic water can get as cold as about –2°C! Even temperate or tropical waters might drop as low as –1°C if deep enough. This makes you think, how do marine mammals survive arctic temperatures? In this post, we’ll take the artic plunge into thermoregulation in marine mammals. What we will learn in this post – Credit: Anaïs Remili Let’s Talk Ratios: Size matters! One way that animals can reduce heat loss is by having…
When astronomers got the rare chance to see pre- and post-supernova images of an exploding star, they didn't quite get what they'd expected. Get the full story Now Those Are Some Hot Before-and-After Shots!
A Canadian company's unmanned, pollution-free naval drone collects data that may prove vital in maintaining our oceans as a viable food source. Get the full story Could This Drone Help Save Our Oceans… and Us?
Isn’t it impressive how technology is self-aware enough to tell that you’re the problem?
Written by Kate Jiang On March 24th, 2021, the Department of Biochemistry’s Wellness, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (WIDE) committee held their virtual Biochemistry Day for high school students across Toronto. Biochemistry Day is an outreach initiative for students from underserved areas to learn more about …
How do the brain and body intersect to enact decision making? What role does vision play? These questions are driving new frontiers of research. Get the full story ‘Cutting to the Heart of Free Will and Human Nature’
I was invited to serve as the People’s Choice Judge for Canadian Science Publishing*’s 2021 Visualizing Science contest (which you can enter now!). In the course of launching the contest, CSP interviewed me about my take on creative approaches to visualizing science and doing science communication. Here are the cliff notes: I came to a … Continue reading Canadian Science Publishing interviews me about creative ways of doing science communication and sharing science
I was fascinated and delighted to join a group of researchers who used art (collages made by community members) to better understand what citizens in the United Kingdom want agricultural landscapes to look like post-Brexit. The published article clarifies that Brits want to look at bucolic landscapes, but perceive renewable energy infrastructure as more environmentally … Continue reading Article: Using collages & surveys to understand public opinion about managing agricultural landscapes