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The MSC is a global NGO that uses fisheries certification and eco-labelling to safeguard the world's oceans and seafood supplies. My job is to make sure the science behind the program is engaging and accessible to all.

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By studying lake mud, scientists can go back in time to a lake’s natural state. This helps them understand how human activity and environmental change have impacted the lake over time.

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What makes skunk spray smell so awful? And how can you get rid of the smell? It’s all in the chemistry! (3:50 min.)

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As a research scientist, my job is to discover and study plant diseases that affect agricultural plants. Our ultimate goal is to reduce their impact on our ability to grow abundant and safe food.

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An open house for the general public and a symposium for students in Grades 9-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Queen’s University. Learn how field biologists study evolution, ecology and animal behaviour!

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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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As technology develops and the world’s population grows, people need more and more energy. Meanwhile, scientists are getting more and more interested in renewable energy sources, like biofuels.

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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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