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HIV is a retrovirus that causes AIDS. But where did it come from, and how did it spread?

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Becoming a Registered Dietitian and Sports Dietitian has been one of the most rewarding things in my life. Being able to help people live a healthier and more active lifestyle while making a living is indescribable.

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We all know that acquired traits can not be passed on to future generation..right? Wrong! More and more evidence indicates that external factors can affect gene expression and this can be passed onto offspring. (2:47 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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I am a physiotherapist. In my role, I combine an in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

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The next time you hear someone say, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” tell them to think again! Studies suggest that non-physical forms of bullying are just as painful as physical forms.

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Robin Bulleri tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose DNA led to countless cures, patents, and discoveries. (4:26 min.)

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Ever wonder who works with nanotechnology? Check out how one entrepreneur is using nanotechnology in their business.

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Cancer is an ancient disease that has affected humans for millennia. But it’s only in the past century or so that cancer has become common in Canada and the rest of the Western world.

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