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We are out of here!
Patchen BarssFor six years, I was the Director of Communications for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. A lot of my ... Read More
Hamilton on a Hard Drive
Patchen BarssA Dollar Store becomes a smoothie joint. Graffiti tags appear on a rail bridge. Empty nesters sell up and a ... Read More
Polanyi Prize for Physiology/Medicine: Jennifer Brunet
COU staffCancer strikes one in three women and one in two men, and Jennifer Brunet’s research is into the ways ... Read More
The war on infection
Alice TaylorThe main weapon of the War of 1812 was a muzzle-loading musket that fired up to four shots a minute to ... Read More
It’s astringent! It’s an oak finish! It’s … supertaster!!
Patchen BarssYou’re recently married, going to your in-laws for the first big family meal. They’ve asked you to bring ... Read More
Fight cancer: walk the dog
Alaina OsborneA surprising number of dog owners avoid walking their pets, even though this activity is good for both dog and ... Read More