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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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On February 22, 2017, NASA announced that the Spitzer Space Telescope had located a system of at least seven rocky planets orbiting an ultra cool dwarf star.

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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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In this project, DNA barcoding was used to identify species of fish purchased at grocery stores and fish markets to determine if the fish were correctly labelled.

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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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Let’s Talk Science and the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology want to know what you’d love to be able to 3D print from the museum’s amazing artifacts!

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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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Learn about careers and how they related to STEM by exploring exciting career areas.

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The summer olympics begin today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but these athletes can't succeed without science! We've compiled ten resources on the science behind sports so you can find out how the top athletes win gold.

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July 30, 1921 was an exciting day in science history: Banting and Best discovered that insulin really did lower blood sugar levels and could be used to treat diabetes! But how do we get insulin, and what other ways can we treat diabetes? Check out these top CurioCity resources to find out about insulin, diabetes, and stem cell treatments.

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