Monica Gautam is the Director of Scientific Affairs at Amgen Canada. Her job requires her to manage multiple projects, budgets, scientists, and health care professionals while connecting with teams in Canada and around the world.

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Science and business go hand in hand in many companies, like Amgen Canada, a biotechnology company.  Leann Sweeney started out in genetics in university and discovered the business side of science and switched the focused her career.

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Have you ever wondered what happens to your fast food wrappers after you've thrown them in the trash? You probably already know that they end up in a landfill, but how exactly do these designated waste-disposal sites work?

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What could be better than bread fresh from the oven? Or, a mile-high stack of pancakes for Sunday brunch? Believe it or not, these wheat-filled foods are nothing but trouble for a group of people with Celiac disease.

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Coral reefs are natural tourist attractions found in some of the most beautiful vacation spots on Earth. However, these reefs offer much greater benefit than simply their tourism value.

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A recent study led by Dr. Melvyn Goodale at the University of Western Ontario investigated what brain regions are active during natural human echolocation. All of a sudden Daredevil's powers don't seem so far-fetched.

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Have you heard of autism? While you may have heard of this condition in the news, on a TV show or even know someone who is affected by it, you might not know exactly what it is.

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Fabric has been used for thousands of years to keep us warm, provide comfort, and protect us from the elements of nature. Fabrics have also allowed us to express ourselves through colours, patterns, cuts and other stylistic elements.

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If I asked you to name a few things that all life on the planet couldn’t live without you could probably come up with some good answers: food, water, the sun, gravity. These are all great, but I bet you’d never think to say dirt.

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On March 14, 2011, the provincial and territorial health ministries announced the creation of Canada’s first national and publically funded umbilical cord blood bank. 

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