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You’ve probably encountered plenty of mythological creatures like centaurs and mermaids in books and movies. But could these strange hybrids actually exist? Although is is possible for animals from two different species to produce offspring, it doesn’t happen very often.

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Mercury pollution from southern Canada can travel all the way to the Arctic. There, mercury can impact aquatic food webs, and all the species who depend on them—including humans.

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Scientists think that genetically engineered gut bacteria could help fight obesity.

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The MSC is a global NGO that uses fisheries certification and eco-labelling to safeguard the world's oceans and seafood supplies. My job is to make sure the science behind the program is engaging and accessible to all.

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By studying lake mud, scientists can go back in time to a lake’s natural state. This helps them understand how human activity and environmental change have impacted the lake over time.

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What makes skunk spray smell so awful? And how can you get rid of the smell? It’s all in the chemistry! (3:50 min.)

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As a research scientist, my job is to discover and study plant diseases that affect agricultural plants. Our ultimate goal is to reduce their impact on our ability to grow abundant and safe food.

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An open house for the general public and a symposium for students in Grades 9-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Queen’s University. Learn how field biologists study evolution, ecology and animal behaviour!

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At TRU-ID I develop DNA testing for determining the species authenticity of food and natural health products.

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