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From highlighters to reflective road signs, fluorescence is all around you. But some of the most exciting uses of fluorescence are in medicine and biomedical research.

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A symposium for students in Grades 11-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at the University of Windsor.

This event takes place on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

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Four elements were officially added to the periodic table in 2016. But could there be more elements waiting to be discovered? And why do we bother looking anyway? (5:19 min.)

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Nanomachines – including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars – are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise. (4:46 min.)

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You, me and everyone around us are constantly getting older. Why does this happen? And is there anything humans can do to slow down or even stop the aging process?

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Viruses just don’t meet the requirements to be included in the Tree of Life. And although they have several ideas, scientists aren’t sure where viruses come from.

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Learn about the species around you using LifeScanner.

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Nasim Monfared, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “What are the implications of Canada’s new anti-genetic discrimination legislation?”

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Nasim Monfared, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “Once a genome is sequenced, how is the data protected and who has access to it?”

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