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August 13, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Pollution emphysema | Ancient, deep-Earth rocks | August 13, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

 July 30, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Creepy spider guys | New Cambrian-aged predator | High-tech harbour seal topknots | July 30, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

 July 16, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Inside-out CO2 rise | Global mental health blueprint | Algae-powered flatworms | July 16, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

July 2, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Insect radio backpacks | Flocking together | Uni beer guts | July 2, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

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June 25, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Cod superpowers under threat | Pollution nixes walkable benefits | Oysters inspire bendable glass | June 25, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

Remains of ancient hyenas found in Canadian Arctic

June 18, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

Arctic hyenas | Ice-worm mobility | Beluga–narwhal hybrid | June 18, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

Webinar: Biologics and Biosimilars

Biopharmaceuticals, or Biologics have successfully improved the care of several hard to treat conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and cancer. More of these complex biological drugs are coming. In the US over 900 biologics are being developed for more than 100 diseases. While they can be effective treatments, they can be very expensive and are the […]

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June 11, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up

DDT legacy | Sea lice spas | Anti-antimicrobial resistance | June 11, 2019 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists. Read more>

Social learning strongly influences climate change

PLOS Computational Biology Published June 6, 2019 | 14:00 EDT (News release from PLOS) A new climate-modeling approach suggests social processes strongly affect global warming predictions and mitigation efforts should account for this influence. The model captures key features of social and climate systems, and incorporates how climate change and mitigation efforts impact human behaviour. Researchers used […]

Predator introduction disrupts lizard coexistence

Nature Published June 6, 2019 | 13:00 EDT (News release from Nature Research Press) Introducing predatory lizards to a set of small Caribbean islands causes resident lizard populations to change their behaviour, altering the way lizards co-exist and leading to population extinctions. This effect could apply to predator-introduction scenarios on islands and lakes worldwide. Canadian co-authors: […]

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