Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren

Posted on May 23, 2017

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Hope Jahren’s first book, Lab Girl, is a memoir about her career as a scientist from Georgia Tech (1996–1999) to Johns...

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Filed Under: Sarah Boon

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

Announcing the 2016 Outstanding Reviewers

Posted on May 12, 2017

"Peer review is at the heart of the research ecosystem.”—Publons, 2016 SpotOn Report Heart, backbone, foundation, mainstay, core,...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing

A Review and Rx for Canada’s Research Ecosystem

Posted on May 8, 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 Policy

Women in Physics: Dr. Ursula Franklin

Posted on May 4, 2017

This post is part of an ongoing series by Jenny Kliever about women in physics who have inspired others and contributed to the field in unique and...

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Filed Under: Women in Science Canadian Journal of Physics Jenny Kliever

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