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2014-02-05 23:01:42

Collaborative Project on Model-Based Design and Control of Next-Generation Green Automobiles is Winning Project Waterloo, ON (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

NSERC's Most Prestigious Award For Promoting Science Goes To The Tomatosphere Project
2013-04-03 16:13:37

The Tomatosphere Project has won the 2013 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Award for Science Promotion, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of science.

2012-04-18 21:54:56

New research findings highlight how deposits of animal droppings are scientifically important for determining the impact of environmental change on threatened species.

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2011-05-17 09:20:00

Scientists from Queen's and Carleton universities head a national multidisciplinary research team that has uncovered startling new evidence of the destructive impact of global climate change on North America's largest Arctic delta.

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2010-05-25 11:12:12

A collaborative research team led by Queen's University biologists has found that potent metals like mercury and lead, ingested by Arctic seabirds feeding in the ocean, end up in the sediment of polar ponds.

2010-02-17 08:35:00

Canadian leadership in ocean sciences will be front and center at this week's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Diego.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.