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No matter how you feel about tofu, you’ll probably think it’s pretty neat once you hear how it’s made!

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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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This resource provides educators with the tools to help them take students from their initial thinking about careers to a deeper understanding of the variety of careers available.

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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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Have you ever looked at a lake and wondered why there was a thick layer of green scum on the water? Chances are, you were looking at an eutrophic lake.

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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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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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