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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled. The Fall 2016 results can be viewed here.

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In September 2016, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to ban antibacterial soaps. But some organizations, like the American Cleaning Institute, are against the ban.

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Let’s Talk Science and the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology want to know what you’d love to be able to 3D print from the museum’s amazing artifacts!

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DNA barcoding is a tool that scientists use to classify organisms, but it has many other applications including detecting food fraud, catching poachers, and preserving species diversity.

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The summer olympics begin today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but these athletes can't succeed without science! We've compiled ten resources on the science behind sports so you can find out how the top athletes win gold.

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July 30, 1921 was an exciting day in science history: Banting and Best discovered that insulin really did lower blood sugar levels and could be used to treat diabetes! But how do we get insulin, and what other ways can we treat diabetes? Check out these top CurioCity resources to find out about insulin, diabetes, and stem cell treatments.

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Currently, the UK is considered a world leader in scientific research. And many scientists are unhappy with the possibility of the country leaving the EU.

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Captain Kirk embarks on another thrilling adventure in Star Trek: Beyond, but how much of the sci-fi movie is science and how much is fiction? Check out these top resources on the science behind popular fiction from Star Trek to zombies.

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Do you live in close contact with animals, including pets, livestock, and wildlife? If yes, you’re at risk of catching zoonotic diseases like rabies.

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