Imagine you’re at your favorite seafood restaurant. You peruse the menu: tuna, shrimp, scallops, crude oil… oil?! 

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It’s flu season again and the flu shot is here! But why is it so important to get this yearly vaccine and how does it work?

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One of Einstein’s fundamental laws of the universe is being questioned after researchers at the Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland observed sub-atomic particles moving faster than the speed of light.

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Have you ever heard the expression “canary in a coal mine?” Although we no longer use canaries, we have adapted this system of examining animals in order to detect the presence of pollutants in our environment.

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In proving the existence of stem cells, Ernest Armstrong McCulloch and James Edgar Till made one of the most important advancements in Canadian medical research since Banting and Best discovered insulin.

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“Hello?! Can you hear me?” Silence. The call has been dropped. Has this ever happened to you while trying to call someone? Bad connection, you might think. But could it be something else? The sun perhaps?

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Cancer is linked with genetics and genetics is linked to heredity, which is why some people assume that all cancers are inherited. But the truth is, only about 10 percent of cancers are hereditary.

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Nuclear power is touted by many scientists as a clean sustainable energy source, but the waste produced by these nuclear power plants is hazardous to human health and the environment. 

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Motor vehicles and industry are often in the hot seat for their impact on the environment, but have you ever wondered how your home affects the environment?

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