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This video from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) explores the sources of natural and human-produced radiation in our environment as well as the role that the CNSC plays in protecting Canadians through regulation of sources of radiation. (6:34 min.)

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From homes to movie sets, solid surface materials can mimic the look of most other materials while providing many advantages.

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I work as a family doctor and health researcher, working with Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) communities across Canada.

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In episode 21 of Speaking of Chemistry, this video looks at the pros and cons of new more environmentally friendly refrigeration alternatives. (3:19 min.)

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With Christmas just around the corner we have compiled our top ten articles, videos and career profiles to celebrate the holiday season.

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Your toothpaste and face scrub probably get their scrubbing power from tiny plastic beads contained within. What is the environmental impact? How can you limit your use? (2:37 min.)

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Isotopes are a lot like a foreign language. Once you know how to interpret them, you can learn a lot more about the world around you.

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Vanadium compounds are used in various commercial and industrial applications, such as strengthening steel. However, the most interesting use for vanadium may turn out to be its ability to store power.

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The ozone hole over Antarctica has has begun to improve, but despite this exciting progress, climate change is still a major concern. To find out more about the ozone, climate change, and what it all means for you, check out these top CurioCity resources.

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Many people suffer from chemophobia: the (irrational) fear of chemicals. They will try to avoid anything that contains chemicals and look for products labeled as “chemical free”.

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