Fishways, Fragmentation, and Imperiled Great Plains Fishes

Posted on October 5, 2017

Passages built beside dams to allow trout and salmon to continue moving upstream are common mitigation tools but do these structures work for little...

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Filed Under: Science News CJFAS

Fido, Fluffy, and Wildlife Conservation: The Impact of Pets on the Environment

Posted on September 27, 2017

Domesticated cats and dogs are intertwined with modern society influencing both their owners and the environment. Researchers from Carleton University...

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Expanding and Digitizing Arctic Museum Collections to Preserve Northern Culture and Advance Climate Science

Posted on September 7, 2017

Published this month in Arctic Science, a special issue on Arctic museum collections highlights how natural history museums are more than "cabinets of...

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Filed Under: Science News Arctic Science

What Are Canadian Children Eating at School (and How Can Eating Habits be Improved)?

Posted on August 23, 2017

By: Claire Tugault-Lafleur, MA, RD and Jennifer Black, PhD, RD Evidence suggests that the majority of Canadian children do not meet national dietary...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

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


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