Media Release: This Valentine’s Day, consider mate-poaching
February 12, 2014Having your loved one poached might sound like a Valentine’s Day nightmare, but consider this: mate-poaching is an effective evolutionary tactic, even if it is heart-breaking. That’s the finding of a new study recently published in the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, titled Mate-Poaching and Mating Success in Humans.
Study: IOC Should Ban Lead Shot to Help Wildlife, Water
February 12, 2014UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH CAMPUS NEWS: With the world watching the Sochi Winter Olympics including the biathlon shooting events, now is the time for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban the use of lead shot to prevent wildlife poisoning and health threats to surface and groundwater, says a new paper co-authored this month by a University of Guelph biologist.
With love from Carleton University
February 12, 2014CARLETON NEWSROOM: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Carleton experts are available to discuss many elements related to the annual tradition
Parasites contributing to growing global cancer rates: Brock microbiologist
February 12, 2014THE BROCK NEWS: The news coming out of the World Health Organization (WHO) this week is bleak: cancer around the globe is growing “at an alarming pace.” The bulk of this - at least 60 per cent - is occurring in low-income countries. The common contributors to cancer are well known: smoking; unhealthy diet; a sedentary lifestyle; stress. But … parasites?
Net News Ledger: Thunder Bay Can Engage in Virtual Scavenger Hunt
February 3, 2014Posted 2 February 2014 by NNL Staff in Featured Lakehead University Gears Up for R&I Week with Scavenger Hunt
Toronto Star: Her research on puzzles riddled with delight
February 2, 2014By: Louise Brown GTA, Education Schools, Published on Sun Feb 02 2014 He had her at ... the Sphinx riddle. When the professor of a first-year course on puzzles at the University of Toronto sprang this ancient brainteaser on his class — what starts on four legs, then goes on two, then ends on three? — the girl who loved puzzles started to believe this could be a career.