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When a scientist has come up with a new invention, such as a new drug or medical device, one of the first things to do is figure out if someone else has come up with the same invention.

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You watch and read stories about science everyday, but how do they get on the news? We talk with Sonya Buyting, a segment producer for Discovery Channel's Daily Planet, to find out what a career that combines journalism and science is all about.

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Do you love to draw and love learning about science? People have probably told you that you have to pick one or the other, but it turns out you can do both! From textbooks to TV shows, medical artists bring science to life.

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What sort of work does a Product Manager in Oncology do?

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

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These days, it seems you can’t swing a cricket bat without hitting a zombie reference in the media. Zombies are in the theatres, on prime-time TV, and even invading our classic literature!

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“Natural healthproducts” are found everywhere from pharmacies to grocery shops and every otherstore in between. But what exactly are they? 

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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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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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