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Just like replicators on Star Trek, 3D printers can create all kinds of objects. One day, they’ll even be able to print human cells, tissues and organs. What medical processes might this change?

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Fourth year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo, majoring in Biomedical Science and minoring in Classical Studies & Medical Physiology

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When groups of microorganisms live in communities, they can both cause and solve problems for people.

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Next time you need to do laundry, consider swapping your detergent for soapberries.

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I help to communicate sustainable fishing practices to fishers, supermarkets, brand, governments, zoos, aquariums and schools

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Scientists can use GWAS results to learn all kinds of things about you from your genes. One day, doctors may even use this information to personalize your medical care.

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Learn about how and why we itch. (4:43 min.)

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When you cut your finger, a complex, three-level system kicks in to make sure you stay healthy and ward off invaders.

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In people with synesthesia, stimulating one sense leads to the stimulation of another. Letters might always have a certain colour, or subway stations might have a taste!

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Here’s a conundrum: Identical twins originate from the same DNA ... so how can they turn out so different — even in traits that have a significant genetic component? (5:02 min.)

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