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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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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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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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Today, over-the-counter pregnancy tests give potentially life-changing results with a pretty high rate of accuracy. (4:33 min.)

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I am an Associate Professor at the York University Department of Biology. We study the gene expression of La and La related proteins.

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I’m a virologist who studies human adenoviruses, some of which cause potentially life-threatening respiratory infections. I also teach in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto.

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It’s worth taking the time to understand the nitrogen cycle, because it has many important impacts on the planet. In particular, it helps you and many other living things get the nitrogen they need to survive.

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This video, produced for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2016, puts forward a surprising explanation for how humans became so intelligent. And it all has to do with cooked meat. (5:00 min.)

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A symposium for students in Grades 11-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at York University in Toronto.

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I help coordinate project proposals that address conservation threats to wildlife in Atlantic Canada..

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