Profiling Peatlands to Safeguard Canada’s Wetlands

Posted on August 10, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Peatlands are unique wetland terrains made up of an accumulation of decaying plants; they also cover over 1 million km2 of Canada....

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Filed Under: Science News Natalie Sopinka Botany

Big Promises from Small Materials: Highlights from the Nano-Hybrid Materials Symposium at the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Posted on July 12, 2017

The Canadian Journal of Chemistry was proud to sponsor the Nano-Hybrid Materials Symposium at the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference. Symposium co...

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Filed Under: Science News Canadian Journal of Chemistry

If You’re Going to Take a Break From Sitting, Make it Count

Posted on June 16, 2017

As you begin to read this blog post, consider how long you have been sitting for. When was the last time you got up to talk to a colleague or use the...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Given a Second Chance Rejected DNA Reveals a New Order of Microscopic Red Algae

Posted on June 6, 2017

A new species, genus, family, and order of red algae were recently described in Botany. Marine biologist Gary Saunders shares the story of this...

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Filed Under: Science News Botany

Are Drones Affecting Canadian Airspace Safety?

Posted on June 1, 2017

From surveying migrating caribou to capturing memories of your family vacation, drones are becoming commonplace in the field and home. In a new study...

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Filed Under: Science News Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Forecasting the Impacts of Extremely Rapid Landslides

Posted on May 31, 2017

Predicting when and where landslides could occur is imperative for the safety of Canadians, integrity of infrastructure, and safeguarding of natural...

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Filed Under: Science News Canadian Geotechnical Journal

Quantifying Plastics in Canada’s Aquatic Landscapes: Rigour and Repetition

Posted on May 16, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka In Canada, plastic pollution of our waterbodies is an emerging concern in a crowd of aquatic stressors. Similar to chemical...

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Filed Under: FACETS Science News

Light Upon Wild Leek: Sustainable Harvesting and Optimal Light Environments for a Vulnerable Forest Herb

Posted on May 1, 2017

The wild leek can be deep-fried, sautéed, and pickled, but it is also a threatened species in Québec, Canada. In a new study published...

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Filed Under: Science News Botany

What Experimental Branch Cooling Tells Us About the Beautiful Reds of Fall

Posted on April 24, 2017

Paul Schaberg and his colleagues at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and USDA Forest Service recently published a study in...

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Filed Under: Science News Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Budget 2017: Fueling Innovation with Skills Training, Superclusters, and Science

Posted on April 17, 2017

By: Joelle Thorpe, Ph.D., Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellow The views expressed herein are those of Dr. Thorpe and are not necessarily shared by...

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Filed Under: Science News Science Policy

Shorter Sprints, More Reps Lead to Better Feelings and Calories Burned

Posted on April 4, 2017

The Editor’s Choice this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism features two studies by researchers from Wilfrid Laurier...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Tallying Up Fish Habitat Loss in Canada

Posted on March 30, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Where you find a fish, you also find a fish’s habitat. You can find rockfish among British Columbia’s kelp forests....

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Filed Under: Science News Natalie Sopinka CJFAS Science Policy

Teeny Tiny Particles and Massive Money: Canada’s Bright Future in Particle Astrophysics

Posted on October 18, 2016

By Jenny Kliever In September, the Canadian Federal Government announced that it was investing a whopping $900 million in exceptional university...

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Filed Under: Science News Science Communication

APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner Profile: Andrew Brotto

Posted on October 13, 2016

By Andrew Brotto Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, which...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Tree Root Grafting Provides Resiliency From Spruce Budworm Outbreaks

Posted on October 4, 2016

Root Grafting Provides Resiliency From Spruce Budworm Outbreaks: New research published in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research shows that black...

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Filed Under: Science News

Announcing the Winners of the R. M. Quigley Award

Posted on October 3, 2016

Announcing the Winners of the R. M. Quigley Award The R.M. Quigley Award is an annual award that honours the best paper published in the Canadian...

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Filed Under: Science News

Drones and wildlife research — a new paradigm takes off

Posted on March 29, 2016

By Tyler Irving Thumbnail image: Drones like this quadcopter are increasingly being used by wildlife biologists to track animals more cheaply and...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Tyler Irving

The Importance of Stretching

Posted on December 8, 2015

If you have ever exercised or played sports you have most likely been told about the benefits of stretching. However, you wouldn’t be alone if...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism


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