From the time humans gathered together to eat meals as families a debate has divided the generations. Research at the Centre of Research, Gastroenterology and Sweets (CORGAS) is hoping to finally lay to rest an issue that has pitted parent … Continue reading Does the dessert stomach exist?
Your parents did not choose the colour of your eyes, but they certainly are responsible for it. Eye colour is a trait (a feature or characteristic) that is passed on, or inherited, from your parents. It was once thought that everyone … Continue reading Eye genes
Our world is teeming with microbes, those organisms so small that we can only see them with the aid of a microscope. They cover every surface around us and even live within and on our bodies. “In fact there are … Continue reading Discovering Microbes
Imagine your neighbourhood covered in ice, hundreds of feet thick. At the height of the last ice age, roughly 20,000 years ago, that is exactly how it might have looked. At that time about 97 per cent of Canada was covered in … Continue reading Are we due for another Ice Age?
When a cyclone hit Madagascar in March 2017, the effect was felt in ice cream shops and bakeries around the world. As the producer of 80 per cent of the world’s vanilla beans, the extreme weather experienced by the African … Continue reading Farming for a future
When she was a kid Taryn Tomlinson and her sisters would play a game to see who would be the first to spot a satellite in the night sky. Sometimes it would be hours before they could declare a winner. … Continue reading Eye in the sky -Canadian satellites protect environment