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Research, Page 34

Ice caves and drug discovery

  Posted on: September 24, 2013

Listen to Dr. Ann Cheeptham’s September 24 interview on CBC Radio about cave microbes and drug discovery, and watch her on Global’s 16×9 September 28 in the Ice Caves feature.

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Experiential Learning Series

  Posted on: September 12, 2013

Learn more how to improve the learning experience during the Experiential Learning Series. Role playing, bringing the library into the lab, and open access to publishing are among the scheduled presentations.

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Curious to the Core

Natascha Hedrich

  Posted on: August 15, 2013

If you’re a particle physicist, visiting the Large Hadron Collider is like playing for the Stanley Cup.

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Searching for Superheroes

  Posted on: August 15, 2013

When people hear the word bacteria, many of us think of germs. Bacteria and other microorganisms have gained notoriety in the media—who hasn’t heard of E. coli, staph infections, or the bubonic plague? And they’re everywhere, living invisibly in air, water, soil… and us. But did you know that less than 1% of them actually…

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Student Research – Q & A with Timothy Crowe

  Posted on: September 4, 2012

Timothy Crowe’s undergraduate research project asks whether cave bacteria that were able to produce new antibiotics but lost that ability when cultured in the lab could have lost the genes to do so.

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Student Research – Q & A with Sara Burchnall

  Posted on: August 27, 2012

Is “happiness” the new GDP? Economics and Accounting Major Sara Burchnall used Statistics Canada’s census and survey data to investigate well-being among Canadians from a socioeconomic standpoint.

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