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Thanks to a number of sensationalized movies and documentaries, you might be wondering whether there’s any truth to the claims that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012. The reality is that all these stories are just plain wrong!

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The world of medicine is a fascinating area to study and work. It is made up of a combination of health care professionals, academic and industrial researchers, government, but have you ever thought of the biotechnology side of things?

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Your debit card is more than a flexible piece of plastic. The dark strip on the back of the card actually holds all of the financial data that is associated with that card but how does that strip serve as a data storage device?

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Although one may not think of a "cardboard" box as the latest invention, it may be what could 'save the world!

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Music makes the movie. Psycho's famous shower scene would be nothing without the accompanying high-pitched, blood-curdling violin crashes.

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DNA Day experts answer your questions about genetics and behaviour. Learn More about DNA Day.

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Using students to engage students, this initiative has grade 9 students exploring the benefits of inquiry based science and creating video public service announcements to encourage others to stay with science throughout high school.

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Mentors work with students via video conferencing preparing them for a challenge hosted at The Univeristy of Ottawa.

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