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When you take a bite of a hot pepper, your body reacts as if your mouth is on fire -- because that's essentially what you've told your brain! (3:54 min.)

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Anthrax is one of the most common weapons used in biological attacks. Anthrax spores can be transported and spread under conditions that would kill other biological agents.

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Some species have a bigger impact on their ecosystem than others. These keystone species include predators, prey, plants, and ecosystem engineers.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary III Science and Technology content area: The Living World.

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Animal agriculture is a big source of methane emissions. That’s right—this powerful greenhouse gas is being produced by cows!

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Mosquitoes are known as disease vectors because they can carry diseases from one animal to another. That includes spreading disease between humans and from animals to humans.

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The butchers of the future will sell meat that have never been part of a living animal. Instead, meat will be made from cultured cells. In other words, it will be grown outside the body, instead of on an animal.

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This clip compares vascular and nonvascular plants before jumping into several plant adaptations. (8:40 min.)

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Fieldwork is exactly what it sounds like: leaving your lab or office, and going out into the “field” to do research. It can be exciting and fun. However, it also comes with risks.

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I work with Chevron teams, the regulatory, and our external stakeholders to make sure what we do is minimizing or eliminating our impacts on the environment and the communities we work in.

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