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Changing colours in the fall in a mixed wood forest in Alberta.

Getting to the root of public perceptions for new technology and tools in tree breeding.

Better communication, sharing knowledge and acknowledging other viewpoints are needed to advance the use of genomic selection tools in Forestry.   Improving tree breeding programs to create resilience to changing climate conditions The use of genomic selection in the forestry industry has the potential to address issues such as climate change, drought, pests, and sustainability. […]

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Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

Methane eating microbes to the rescue – tiny but mighty creatures from the Artic sea floor can help clean up oil spills and keep emissions out of the atmosphere

The GENICE Research team identified methane degrading microorganisms in Baffin Bay that could aid in oil spill response to create safer shipping and oil exploration practices.    Increased shipping traffic increases risk of oil spills Oil spills in the ocean are messy and can be catastrophic to the surrounding environment. As the climate changes, sea

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Pregnant woman with bowl of fresh vegetables, broccoli, leaf salad, tomato.

New technique uses the study of small molecules to understand maternal and fetal health

Understanding maternal health at the cellular level can help make dietary recommendations for a healthy pregnancy A pregnant woman’s diet affects not only her own maternal health but that of the developing fetus. But how can doctors know what diet to recommend that could increase the chances of a healthy pregnancy and baby? Scientists can

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