The stethoscope is the single most widely used medical instrument in the world. But where did the idea come from? (1:48 min.)

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Go to any paint store or nail-polish shelf and you’ll see a dozen or so variations of the color black. Even inside a crayon box, there are a lot of shades. But what is the blackest black out there? (3:22 min.)

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Cameron is responsible for managing and coordinating our company’s mineral exploration program. In addition to this he makes sure they operate within budget and follow all their legal requirements.

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My job can be extremely varying form day-to-day. One week I may be researching animal safe glue; the next I may be calculating the shooting volume for a large technical build. We use a lot of specialty software and hardware and we develop equipment to have them all communicate with each other.

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Above all, sports are a great way of staying physically fit. And physical fitness is important for anyone at any age. But playing sports also helps your psychological and social development.

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I work with people who are interested in working together and "acting locally, thinking globally".

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When we look at the sky, we have a flat, two-dimensional view. So how do astronomers figure the distances of stars and galaxies from Earth? (5:29 min.)

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As a project geologist for the exploration department I am responsible for locating economic mineral deposits. Using my knowledge of the earth's surface and its processes allows me to narrow down areas into potential target zones to which we will focus our efforts.

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I help build a network of partners committed to a shared conservation strategy in Northeast B.C. I advocate for new protected areas and other conservation opportunities on public land, engage in species-at-risk conservation planning, oversee a highway wildlife collision mitigation project, and work with First Nations to support their conservation objectives.

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Scientists can’t bring people back from the dead just yet. However, they have discovered that some parts of your cells remain active long after you die.

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