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The Breast Has Its Own Microbiome and the Mix of Bacteria Could Prevent or Encourage Cancer | ESIST

The gut microbiome has stolen the show when it comes to the recent explosion of research on the bacteria that thrive within us. But bacteria also live in a woman’s breast tissue—and the mix of those microbes may have an equally important effect on health, according to a new study inApplied and Environmental Microbiology. 407 more words


Niagara Falls Trip!


Last weekend my flatmates and I travelled to Niagara falls on a trip organised by the University International Exchange Student Centre (IESC); it was high on my list of things I wanted to do whilst in Canada so I’m very pleased we went! 221 more words

10 Days of Twitter

My first week in grad school at Western was new and hectic; yet, wildly fun. One of my first classes of that week was to participate in a Twitter course. 90 more words

Social Media

One Week Down!

From my luggage getting lost in Toronto Airport to getting a virus on my laptop making this blog post late it’s been a crazy and amazing week (and three days).

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Exchange Student

First Week Snapshots

Western Film screenings of Finding Dory and Ghostbusters!

First “football” game!

So much excitement when we saw real yellow school buses for the first time! … 86 more words

Welcome to Western!

We received a big Western welcome by the Western University Marching Band at one of our many orientations! I can’t wait for the clubs fair next week so I can join an awesome society like this, and really get involved with the Western student life.

library school check-in (parts 3 & 4)

pigs from Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Read Part 1 & Part 2

Since I neglected to write up Part 3 at this semester’s halfway mark, you get a novel of a wrap up of my second term of library school. 1,682 more words

Library School