Anthrax is not a chemical substance. Anthrax is alive!

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Spiders don’t care about saving human lives. But one species that likes to feast on mosquitoes could help prevent the spread of malaria.

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Can you tailor a medication like penicillin so that a person is no longer allergic to it?

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Researchers have found a link between pregnant mothers infected with Zika virus during pregnancy and cases of microcephaly in their babies. But although Zika virus only began receiving widespread attention recently, Zika infections are nothing new.

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Let’s Talk Cancer at the University of Toronto is a FREE and accessible one-day event for all interested high school students. It is hosted by Let’s Talk Science at the University of Toronto and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT).

This event will take place on May 3rd, 2016.

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Epidemiologists have a key role to play in understanding Ebola and helping prevent the disease

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There is a lot of scientific information available in the media, especially online. It can be hard to decide if you should take what you read at face value.

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Let's Talk Cancer at Queen's University is a FREE one-day event for Grade 11 and 12 students hosted by Let's Talk Science at Queen's University and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT). This event will take place on May 18th, 2016 at Queen's University.

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Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying insects on this planet. While most are just a nuance, some species are actually harmful to human health because they carry microorganisms or viruses that can cause serious illness. Why are those that do carry diseases so effective at infecting humans? (4:01 min.)

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The reappearance of the Aedes mosquitoes, coupled with suitable climatic conditions, have triggered a Zika virus epidemic in Brazil and is affecting hundreds of thousands of people across South America. (3:30 min.)

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