Frictional forces: The physics beneath the curling rock

Posted on February 25, 2014

Suffering from a case of Olympic games withdrawal? Enjoy a brief retreat to the glory of the games with a scientific look at why a curling rock curls...

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What We Do When We Think About Being Eaten

Posted on February 25, 2014

By Mary Seligy, Business Analyst, CSP Recently, I came across “Behavioral decisions made under the risk of predation: a review and prospectus...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Science and Art Mary Seligy

It’s not just about the fish...

Posted on February 20, 2014

New paper in Environmental Reviews takes integrated approach to fisheries management Guest Post by Sarah Boon, PhD, FRCGS Changes to Canadian fisheries...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Science Communication Sarah Boon

In memoriam: Dr. Arthur May and Gerry Neville

Posted on February 18, 2014

Remembering dear friends, instrumental members of the Monograph Publishing Program The NRC Research Press Monograph Publishing Program was founded in 1...

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Chocolates and roses and wine, oh my...

Posted on February 14, 2014

And a little dash of science to spice up your Valentine’s Day In honour of the occasion we pulled a few apropos papers from the archives. Enjoy! ...

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On gravity and galaxies in the Canadian Journal of Physics – Part 1

Posted on February 07, 2014

By Elizabeth Shearly, Scientific Publishing Editor The 220th meeting of the American Astronomical Society was held in Anchorage, Alaska in June of 2012...

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What is this ‘science communication’ you speak of?

Posted on February 04, 2014

Guest Post by Sarah Boon, PhD, FRCGS Scientists are often bombarded with terms such as ‘outreach’ and ‘public engagement’, or ...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Sarah Boon


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