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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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Every now and then, a human foot washes up on the shore, usually wearing a running shoe. But where did it come from, and where’s the rest of the body.

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Natalie S. Hodge defines the four major blood types and sheds light on why some bloods can mix while others cannot. (4:41 min.)

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It’s official: you’ve got the flu. It’s logical to assume that your symptoms are the result of the infection coursing through your body — but is that really the case? (5:00 min.)

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A free one-day event for students in Grades 11-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site and the Nanotechnology Group at the University of Alberta.

This event takes place on Friday, February 24, 2017.

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Research, education and medication have all helped reduce the impact of HIV. But viruses also evolve over time, and HIV may be becoming less harmful.

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In this case study, students will learn about the biological effects of ionizing radiation and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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In this case study, students will learn about cosmic ray particles and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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This backgrounder discusses the factors that affect the amount of cosmic radiation people receive on long-distance flights.

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From highlighters to reflective road signs, fluorescence is all around you. But some of the most exciting uses of fluorescence are in medicine and biomedical research.

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