Dan Kraus, Nature Conservancy of Canada, guest contributor People living in the Northern Hemisphere have brought trees and boughs into […]
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Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities are more likely to have babies in quick succession, which poses risks. But why? Get the full story Who’s at Higher Risk of Rapid Repeat Pregnancies?
When you picture winter, images of dripping mosses, lichens and ferns along with long, diffused yellow light rays dappling a lush vibrant green forest floor, combined with the playful cries of the bald eagle may not be what come to mind. However, out here on the wet West Coast of British Columbia, winter is anything but white at sea level.
Why do we even say this? Students are learning the material, so they almost certainly don’t understand it. We need to be careful with the implicit standards we set.
Specifically, the researchers are describing these as cellulose nanofibrils. On the left of the image, the seed look mores like an egg waiting to be fried for breakfast but the image on the right is definitely fibrous-looking, Through contact with water, the seed of Neopallasia pectinata from the family of composite plants forms a slimy sheath. The white cellulose fibres anchor it to the seed surface. Courtesy: Kiel University (CAU) A December 18, 2018 news…
Médias sociaux: La polarisation de l'information à l'âge d'internet Blogue Vincent Jase mar 15/01/2019 - 12:54 19166 Société
Take a look back at Saskatoon’s top weather statistics and events of 2018 using data from SRC's Climate Reference Station. Some might be obvious – who could forget the thick smoke blanketing our city in August or the beautiful frost (freezing fog or rime frost) that set in on Saskatoon in late November – but some might also surprise you.
Understanding how icicle bumps and sand ripples form is the first step towards the creation of self-assembling technologies. Get the full story What Can Nature Teach Us About Patterns?
Images: Howler monkey (Alouatta pigra); Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus mexicanus); Helmeted basilisk (Corytophanes cristatus). All photos © 2017 S Heard, CC BY 4.0 In March, I’ll be heading to Belize to teach an undergraduate tropical ecology field course (not alone; I have an excellent batch of co-instructors). I mentioned this to someone last week, and their […]
Meet a crayfish enthusiast and researcher who goes by the name Dr. Crayfish.
Alcools et drogues: pour une vision plus réaliste des règles Blogue David-Martin Milot lun 14/01/2019 - 18:51 19165 Santé/médecine