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September 13, 2010
The ozone layer is the Earth’s vital protective shield against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Made up of molecules of three parts oxygen (O3), the ozone layer...
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August 30, 2010
Science influences all aspects of human life, from new technologies and innovations to healthy living and medicine. Understanding science and scientific concepts is therefore a key elem...
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August 16, 2010
Genomics refers to the “big picture science” of understanding the genome. The genome is made up of millions of DNA sequences (genes) that form a template for traits in all l...
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August 2, 2010
The summer months are ideal for getting in shape—going for a jog, playing sports, or going to the beach. Health Canada statistics indicated that two out of three adults in Canada ...
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July 19, 2010
As the temperature rises and people turn up their air conditioners, Canada’s electrical grids can face significant strain. Extreme heat and weather conditions can also cause damag...
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July 5, 2010
It has been over two months since the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The April 20 explosion triggered the largest oil spill in U.S. history. ...
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June 21, 2010
Digital technologies are almost everywhere in Canadian society. From social media like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to medical databases, office networks, and the Internet, new digita...
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June 7, 2010
In recognition of National Sun Awareness Week, we wanted to take the opportunity to look at one of the most common methods for protecting against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiat...
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May 24, 2010
The term groundwater can sometimes prompt images of an underground lake or river rushing beneath our feet; however, it is more accurate to think of the ground as a sponge, with water sl...
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May 10, 2010
The International Day for Biodiversity is held annually on May 22. This year, the day is dedicated to the theme of “Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation.” To re...
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