Bloom’s Day

Bloom’s Day by Raymond Nakamura The last time Uncle Fester showed up (2018), we were out of town. This time, we had no excuse. Uncle Fester is a Titan arum, A.K.A. The Corpse Flower, a rare plant that produces the largest flower in the world, which can grow up to four or five metres and produces a fragrance resembling rotting meat. Who wouldn’t want to witness such a wonder of nature? But Corpse Flowers are fickle. You can’t…

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International team concludes convalescent plasma is not effective for treating COVID-19

International team concludes convalescent plasma is not effective for treating COVID-19 Transfusion Blood Friday, September 10, 2021 Guest Author   Amie T. Kron is the clinical research coordinator in transfusion medicine at Sunnybrook Research Institute in Toronto and is a member of the University of Toronto QUEST program, a research collaborative supported by Canadian Blood Services. Dr. Jeannie Callum is a Transfusion Medicine Specialist and Hematologist at Kingston Health Sciences Center and Professor in the Department…

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Trois choses que vous devriez savoir sur l’acidification, les ondes de gravité et les humanoïdes

Dans l’édition du mois de septembre, nos experts ont abordé les raisons pour lesquelles l'acidification des océans pose des problèmes aux mollusques et aux crustacés, la façon dont les chercheurs ont utilisé les ondes gravitationnelles pour observer un trou noir et une étoile à neutrons en orbite l'un autour de l'autre et en fusion, et à quoi l'avenir pourrait ressembler avec des humanoïdes parmi nous.

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