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All We Are Saying Is Give Peas A Chance

As a passionate proponent of plant-based proteins for more than two decades, researcher Dr. Tom Warkentin (PhD) understands better than most the recent rapid rise in popularity of pulse crops.

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Study Reveals Origin of Endangered Colombian Poison Frog Hybrids

The origin of an understudied hybrid population of poisonous frogs—highly endangered colourful animals that live deep in the Colombian jungle—is the result of natural breeding and not caused by wildlife traffickers moving them.

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Canadian Scientists First to Test Novel Diagnostic Tool for TB in Bison

To help protect Canada’s cattle and bison and maintain the country’s bovine tuberculosis (TB)-free status, scientists from University of Saskatchewan ...

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This PhD Student Can Predict Where Species Will Go Extinct

Peter Soroye has always been interested in learning about the birds and the bees.

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Insects, Seaweed and Lab-grown Meat Could Be the Foods of the Future

The world is facing a major food crisis where both obesity and hunger are rising in the context of rapidly changing environments.

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Research Reverses The Reproductive Clock In Mice

Researchers have lifted fertility rates in older female mice with small doses of a metabolic compound that reverses the ageing process in eggs, offering hope for some women struggling to conceive.

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Bumble Bees Can Experience An Object Using One Sense And Later Recognize It Using Another

It is because our brain is able to store information in such a way that it can be retrieved by different senses.

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Great Barrier Reef Shows Early Signs of Another Major Bleaching Event

Parts of the Great Barrier Reef are showing signs of heat stress, raising the risk of another major coral bleaching event, scientists from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority have announced.

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Study Finds Pacific Marine National Monuments Do Not Harm Fishing Industry

Expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands and Papahānaumokuākea marine national monuments did not cause economic harm to the Hawaiʻi-based longline tuna fishing fleet, according to a study led by an economics professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

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Newly Found Bacteria Fights Climate Change, Soil Pollutants

Cornell researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria – which they named in memory of the Cornell professor who first discovered it – that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are released when coal, gas, oil and refuse are burned.

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