Epidemiologists have a key role to play in understanding Ebola and helping prevent the disease

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I study the parasites that are found in wild animals and how these parasites affect the behavior and biology of their animal hosts. In more detail I am interested in finding out how stressful situations impact on an animal's ability to defend itself against infection by parasites.

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We've all got one, and some of us even use it, but throughout history the grey matter between our ears has puzzled even the brightest minds. This video describes the long history of how we discovered the structure and function of the brain and nervous system. (3:15 min.)

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I am a graduate physics student from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Windsor in Spring 2015, and am currently living in Toronto where I am starting my graduate studies at York University. I am a passionate Let's Talk Science Volunteer, and in my spare time I like to cook, make greeting cards, and post on my science blog.

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Data and how they are represented lie at the heart of academic dishonesty, which usually involves making the results of your research say something they don’t really mean.

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Scientists are using crowdsourcing techniques to help answer big questions.

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While tragic, the death of a blue whale provides scientists with the opportunity to improve our knowledge of these majestic mammals.

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Pi can be calculated using a random sample of darts thrown at a square and circle target. The problem with this method lies in attempting to throw "randomly." (5:47 min.)

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Late last week, Let’s Talk Science asked Astronaut Hadfield what the current project results mean for him and other astronauts.

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Watch this CBC News interview with a teacher & student involved in the RADI-N2 & You Project!

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