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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Several farmers in China recently discovered a mystery in their watermelon fields.  It looked like someone had planted dynamite among their crops: thousands of watermelons were destroyed before they could be harvested, burst wide open.

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Yes! Timothy Ray Brown is cured of the human immunodeficiency virus, more commonly known as HIV. This is the first and only reported case in medical history where someone has been cured of this retrovirus.

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What if instead of oats and marshmallows in your cereal bowl you woke upone morning to find tiny bits of plastic floating in your milk? This is  what's happening to the creatures living in the Garbage Patch.

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It’s Friday night and the popcorn is made. What’s an environmentally minded citizen to watch?

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The increase of urban sprawl not only impacts the way we live our lives, but more importantly the effect we have on the environment.

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Barcodes are used to identify all sorts of things, from bottles of shampoo to hockey pucks to polar bears. Wait a minute—polar bears?

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Biodiversity is a hot topic in conversations about conservation (say that three times fast!). But why?

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