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DNA barcoding is a tool that scientists use to classify organisms, but it has many other applications including detecting food fraud, catching poachers, and preserving species diversity.

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A day-long biochemistry symposium for students in Grades 7-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Dalhousie University.

This event takes place on October 7th, 2016.

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You, me and everyone around us are constantly getting older. Why does this happen? And is there anything humans can do to slow down or even stop the aging process?

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “What are the cost differences between personalized medicine and generic medications?”

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Viruses just don’t meet the requirements to be included in the Tree of Life. And although they have several ideas, scientists aren’t sure where viruses come from.

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Learn about the species around you using LifeScanner.

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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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Is it 5? Or could it be as high as 11? Or as few as 3? How is the fossil record used to make this determination and how could how the record is interpreted affect our conclusions? (3:21 min.)

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I teach high school Biology, Chemistry, and several general science courses from grade 9-12.

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As the owner of a small company I am fully involved in the day to day running of the business. I market our services, meet with prospective customers, as well as do service and diagnostic work on various equipment. I also work part time at the College of the North Atlantic as an instructional assistant in the biomedical engineering program.

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