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At TRU-ID I develop DNA testing for determining the species authenticity of food and natural health products.

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April 25, 2017 is DNA Day. Let's Talk Science is organizing two events to help students better understand the importance of DNA barcoding and synthetic biology for food security and health research.

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This CNSC video takes you beyond the tiny world of the atom to explore sources of radiation, the concept of dose, and how radiation affects the body and health.

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Why is #throwbackthursday so popular? Maybe it’s because nostalgia can make you feel happier, friendlier and warmer!

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This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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This video explores the chemistry and genetics of what makes redheads stand out from the crowd. (3:03 min.)

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What's tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs! You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day. They also hold promise for food security and the environment. (4:51 min.)

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Treatment and prevention are direct costs associated with a disease. But did you know that diseases also have less obvious, indirect costs? In the case of malaria, they include poor school performance and a higher risk of Salmonella infection.

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Hydroelectricity can be an environmentally friendly source of energy, especially compared to fossil fuels. But it also comes with a risk of mercury poisoning.

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Help support anti-bullying by wearing a pink shirt on February 22, 2017 and by using the new CurioCity case study, Bullying and the Brain.

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