Treatment and prevention are direct costs associated with a disease. But did you know that diseases also have less obvious, indirect costs? In the case of malaria, they include poor school performance and a higher risk of Salmonella infection.

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You might think that crop farming is a sophisticated activity that only humans do. But ants are crop farmers too!

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Kids in Tech and Sandbox's INK (Innovate with your Kid) have partnered for a special mother daughter edition of their coding/make your own app workshop just in time for the week of International Women's Day! This event takes place on March 5, 2017

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Hydroelectricity can be an environmentally friendly source of energy, especially compared to fossil fuels. But it also comes with a risk of mercury poisoning.

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In April 2016, three Let’s Talk Science outreach sites worked together to send a helium balloon to the edge of space. It was the first time that volunteers from the University of Guelph, McMaster University and the University of Toronto Mississauga had participated in the the National High Altitude Balloon Experiment.

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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled. The Fall 2016 results can be viewed here.

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I work on building our technology company, create software for businesses and community groups. I’m in charge of figuring out where to take the company and how to get there: What should we do next? If it’s a good time for growth, what part of the company should we expand? What are our competitors doing? What do customers want and need?

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Help support anti-bullying by wearing a pink shirt on February 22, 2017 and by using the new CurioCity case study, Bullying and the Brain.

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The elements had been listed and carefully arranged before Dmitri Mendeleev. They had even been organized by similar properties before. So why is Mendeelev's periodic table the one that has endured? (4:24 min.)

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I write content for marketing pieces specific to the agricultural industry. But unlike traditional copywriting, understanding and interpreting science plays a huge role in my job.

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