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How to Save Your Summer Vacation From COVID-19

How do we keep COVID-19 from ruining our precious vacation time, with international borders closed to travellers, festivals cancelled, parks, camping and cottage visits limited and even small events like garage sales forbidden?

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Migration Patterns Reveal an Eden for Ancient Humans and Animals

Pinnacle Point, a series of archaeological sites that overlook a now submerged section of South Africa’s coastline and one of the world’s most important localities for the study of modern human origins, was as much of an Eden for animals as it was for early humans. 

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University of Guelph COVID-19 Vaccine Research Awarded Provincial Funding

University of Guelph researchers have received $230,000 to develop potential COVID-19 vaccines under the province’s Ontario Together investment to advance research to combat the pandemic.

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Cybersecurity Leaders Call for Independent Review of Any COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Privacy and cybersecurity experts from across Canada have called on all levels of government to ensure strict security and privacy measures before deploying contact tracing apps to monitor the spread of COVID-19.

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New Double-Contrast Technique Picks Up Small Tumors on MRI

Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. 

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AI Tool Gives Doctors A New Look At The Lungs In Treating COVID-19

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton researchers have developed a diagnostic tool to analyze chest X-rays for patterns in diseased lungs.

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Mindfulness: How It Can Help Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

To say that COVID-19 has been an emotional roller coaster is an understatement.

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Study Reveals First Evidence Inherited Genetics Can Drive Cancer’s Spread

Sometimes cancer stays put, but often it metastasizes, spreading to new locations in the body. 

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Marine Species Are Outpacing Terrestrial Species In The Race Against Global Warming

Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments in which to migrate to, but it is marine species – according to the latest results of a Franco–American study mainly involving scientists from the CNRS, Ifremer, the Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier and the University of Picardy Jules Verne1 – that are leading the way by moving up to six times faster towards the poles than their terrestrial congeners.

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Record-High Data Transmission Using a Soliton Crystal

Australian and Canadian researchers led by Prof David J. Moss at Swinburne University of Technology and honorary professor at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) was able to achieve world record-high data transmission over 75 km of standard optical fibre using a powerful class of micro-comb called soliton crystals.

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