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Media Release: This Valentine’s Day, consider mate-poaching

February 12, 2014

Having 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, 2014

UNIVERSITY 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, 2014

CARLETON NEWSROOM: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Carleton experts are available to discuss many elements related to the annual tradition

Toronto Star: Her research on puzzles riddled with delight

February 2, 2014

By: 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.