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This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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As technology develops and the world’s population grows, people need more and more energy. Meanwhile, scientists are getting more and more interested in renewable energy sources, like biofuels.

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What's tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs! You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day. They also hold promise for food security and the environment. (4:51 min.)

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You might think that crop farming is a sophisticated activity that only humans do. But ants are crop farmers too!

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In April 2016, three Let’s Talk Science outreach sites worked together to send a helium balloon to the edge of space. It was the first time that volunteers from the University of Guelph, McMaster University and the University of Toronto Mississauga had participated in the the National High Altitude Balloon Experiment.

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Mussels filter food out of the water with their gills. That makes them a great tool for testing water quality.

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I am currently a Board member for a large Canadian energy producer, a small private energy producer and Let’s Talk Science. I am the founder (Chair) of the Canadian platform of a United States based company that provides strategic advice to energy companies all over the world.

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I work as part of a national team, which collaborates on projects across the country, who endeavour to create programs and experiences so visitors gain a deeper appreciation and connection to our National Parks and National Historic Sites.

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Cameron is responsible for managing and coordinating our company’s mineral exploration program. In addition to this he makes sure they operate within budget and follow all their legal requirements.

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I work with people who are interested in working together and "acting locally, thinking globally".

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