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What is the difference between a theory and a law... and is one “better”? Matt Anticole shows why science needs both laws and theories to understand the whole picture.

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This video uses thermal imaging to show why it is important to stir mixtures using examples of an acid and an alkali in water. (6:09 min.)

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When we measure things, most people are only worried about how accurate, or how close to the actual value, they are. Matt Anticole explains what exactly precision is and how can help us to measure things better. (4:52 min.)

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In September 2016, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to ban antibacterial soaps. But some organizations, like the American Cleaning Institute, are against the ban.

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With the creation of graphene supercapacitors, it is now possible to create an extremely powerful graphene battery that is both small and light. (4:23 min.)

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I conduct surveys with the assistance of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or Drone). By taking aerial photos, I am able to convert the images into accurate 3D models. I turned my hobby of flying drones into my job.

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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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