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That Gonzalez’s music has a scientific theme is no accident. When his first album Veneer came out in 2003 (North America in 2005), Gonzalez was working on a Master’s degree in microbiology - or biochemistry, depending on the source.

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With leap years every 4 years, our days drift from the time counted out by the Sun, but only measured over centuries. So leap years are lessened to non-centuries divisible by 4 and centuries divisible by 400.

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Testing may not be just a way to evaluate students, but actually help them learn. It has been found that testing increases understanding and memory retention.

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The latest rage in hair dyers are ionic hairdryers which claim to be better for your hair. But are they?

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"[by] my junior year of high school, that's when I really started bingeing and purging. Food was my crutch; it was how I dealt with emotions and uncomfortable situations."  -  Katharine McPhee,

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Crimes are solved almost entirely through forensic evidence and the technical aspects of the show amaze you. But does Hollywood have it right? What exactly does crime scene investigation involve?

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Despite what you seen on shows like House, Grey's Anatomy, or even Scrubs, doctors and nurses don't always have all the answers when it comes to making the best decisions about treatment. That's where medical librarians come in.

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There is a great deal of training in psychology that is required for a career in social work. We talk to Keith Leung to find out what it's like to be a Youth Counselor.

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Do you ever wonder who drew all those cool scientific pictures in your textbooks? Medical and Biological Illustrations is an exciting discipline that combines art and science, and even goes beyond simply illustrating textbooks.

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Museums have teams of dedicated scientists doing research behind the scenes. We talk to Burton Lim, an assistant curator at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, to find out what it's like to work at the ROM.

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