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Learn about measles virus, its impact and vaccination for prevention of the disease.

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How does a race cars' energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compare to vehicles we drive? Good question! To find out, we asked Amy Castell to record her data for Let's Talk Science's Energy4Travel action project at her final two races of the 2013 season.

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This backgrounder explains the four main ways that oil is moved over land and water.

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Learn about how the band Barenaked Ladies reduces their environmental impact while on tour.

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Learn about bioremediation, a process of using microorganisms to clean up toxic sites, in this backgrounder.

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Learn about 100 years of Canadian innovation in pharmaceutical research & development through our Canadian Innovations in Pharmaceuticals Timeline

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Learn about the steps involved in recombinant cloning and the applications of this biotechnology.

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Many of the diseases that killed millions of people generations ago have been eradicated by the practice of vaccination.

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