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I am an Associate Professor at the York University Department of Biology. We study the gene expression of La and La related proteins.

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I’m a virologist who studies human adenoviruses, some of which cause potentially life-threatening respiratory infections. I also teach in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto.

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We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. What causes cancer? Is it getting more common? When did we first diagnose cancer in humans? What can we do to prevent cancer? (6:02 min.)

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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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CurioCity resources which align with the New Brunswick Human Physiology 110 (Grade 11) General Curriculum Outcomes 5 and 6 on the endocrine, reproductive and nervous systems.

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CurioCity resources which align with the New Brunswick Human Physiology 110 (Grade 11) General Curriculum Outcomes 1 and 2 on Wellness and the Digestive System.

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CurioCity resources which align with the New Brunswick Human Physiology 110 (Grade 11) General Curriculum Outcomes 3 and 4 on the skeletal, muscular, integumentary, circulatory and respiratory systems.

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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, “Is our preference for food affected by our DNA?”

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