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In our latest blog post, Amanda explores the history of the #selfie.
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The trusty stethoscope dates back to around 1852, with similar devices in use as early as 1816. Now, high-tech electronic versions are on the market. Amanda discusses some of the newer options, and whether they are likely to replace the stethoscope as we know it.
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Though published in 1932, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World remains a popular read today, and its title has become a stock phrase in headlines. But do these references always convey what is intended? Amanda looks at the meaning behind the title and whether scientific advancement truly deserves the “brave new world” tag.
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Operation Med School, a conference aimed at high school students considering a career in medicine, is being held this Saturday at UBC.
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We first squealed with delight over the APOPO HeroRATs in a cool science gifts post back in November 2014. Here’s an update from Amanda on the impact the rats’ amazing olfactory abilities have been making in mine detection and tuberculosis screening in Africa.

Oh, and the cute! Valentine’s Day is coming soon…
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Mummy DNA shows origins of smallpox more recent than initially thought http://sciencemediacentre.ca/site/?p=5221
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Starfish larvae create complex water whorls to eat and run https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161219134506.htm ^^afm
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