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It’s worth taking the time to understand the nitrogen cycle, because it has many important impacts on the planet. In particular, it helps you and many other living things get the nitrogen they need to survive.

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This video, produced for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2016, puts forward a surprising explanation for how humans became so intelligent. And it all has to do with cooked meat. (5:00 min.)

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A symposium for students in Grades 11-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at York University in Toronto.

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I help coordinate project proposals that address conservation threats to wildlife in Atlantic Canada..

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In the beginning, the Zika virus didn’t seem like the next big news story. But time revealed just how dangerous the Zika virus can be.

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Marc Fiume, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “How would precision medicine improve upon existing treatments of diseases such as cancer?”

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA day experts, answers the question, “Can medicinal marijuana be personalized to suit individuals?”

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA day experts, answers the question, “Is pharmacogenomics being used in a veterinary setting?”

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DNA barcoding is a tool that scientists use to classify organisms, but it has many other applications including detecting food fraud, catching poachers, and preserving species diversity.

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A day-long biochemistry symposium for students in Grades 7-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Dalhousie University.

This event takes place on October 7th, 2016.

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