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Creepy or Cool? Building a face using DNA

Imagine creating a portrait by a painless and effortless DNA portraiture method: nothing more than swabbing the inside of your cheek and plugging an individual genetic profile into a tool which will create a portrait! 346 more words


JAMA Pediatrics article on child poverty, brain development and academic achievement

This research, published in JAMA Pediatrics, underscores the urgency of reducing child and family poverty levels in BC and Canada, particularly in the early years of a child’s life when crucial brain development is taking place. 233 more words

Early Childhood Development

Stats Can: Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey, 2013

The 2013 Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey (CNICS) collected information about children’s immunizations from parents or guardians. About 89% of two-year-olds had received the recommended number of immunizations against measles, mumps and rubella and about 77% of two-year-olds had received the required number of shots for diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus. 19 more words

Early Childhood Development

BC climate action survey open until August 17

The evidence of fossil fuel-driven climate change locally and globally is increasingly apparent. Our children’s lifelong health and safety and the quality of life for future generations are impacted directly by our success or failure to address this urgent issue. 119 more words

Safe And Caring Communities

surrealism in films - diminished borderline between dream and reality

Further to the presentation by our tutor Bridget Sutherland, I found some informative reading at
Film Reference. 1,153 more words