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CISC university research award

It brings me great pleasure to announce officially that my research team has been awarded a grant from the CISC-ICCA University Research awards (administered by Canadian Institute of Steel Construction). 133 more words

Fire Safety

Sun shines bright on obesity challenge

Anke van Eekelen

RECENT research supports the potential for sunlight to reduce the risk of excessive weight gain and also questions the effectiveness of vitamin D supplements to prevent obesity. 394 more words

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Our dream build ... SwimWorks

Little Splashers started small as a little part time job around the children, but soon grew to hiring over ten pools across Warwickshire and Leicestershire, it wasn’t long before I recruited the help of my husband, Christian (who was also a swim coach). 765 more words

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US: Survey of food safety practices - Small farms and farmers markets

Photo: cyclotourist / Flikr, CC BY-NC 2.0

Journal of Food Protection: This study evaluated current food safety practices used by farmers on small to medium-sized farms and managers of farmers markets in Georgia, Virginia, and South Carolina based on responses to surveys. 196 more words


Learning to Survive: Evolvability in Bacteria exposed to Fluctuating Environments

Bacteria are known to thrive in an incredibly wide variety of habitats and conditions ranging from the human gut to hot springs. Scientists are trying to understand how bacteria manage to learn to survive in various conditions and thus to learn about the process of evolution itself. 357 more words

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Ongoing Hornbills Research

Visiting Resource Centre is a researcher Gwen Antell  an American student in Walter Jetz’s lab at Yale University. She is working to understands how East African hornbills’ behavior changes in different environments. 109 more words