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Discover: The A-B-G-Ds of coronaviruses in people and in pets

Discover: The A-B-G-Ds of coronaviruses in people and in pets

Since their discovery by science in the 1930s, we’ve learned a lot about the coronavirus family of viruses, who and what they will infect, and what to do about them
Discover: Nutritional supplements, key to health or recipe for expensive urine?

Discover: Nutritional supplements, key to health or recipe for expensive urine?

Are you one of the millions of Canadians who take a nutritional supplement? Most of us do without ever considering whether the expensive pills, powders and liquids are really beneficial to our health at all
Discover: Is intermittent fasting the weight-loss cure people think it is?

Discover: Is intermittent fasting the weight-loss cure people think it is?

The jury’s still deliberating on that question, but the more we study intermittent fasting, the more we learn it doesn’t just impact weight
Discover: Sudbury firm testing North’s ‘tough’ algae as source of biofuel

Discover: Sudbury firm testing North’s ‘tough’ algae as source of biofuel

Living with Lakes Centre partners with Ongen, a Sudbury-based company and laboratory, to research the hidden talents of Sudbury’s green microalgae
Discover: Pooped, groggy and tuckered out, pandemic impacting people’s sleep

Discover: Pooped, groggy and tuckered out, pandemic impacting people’s sleep

We spoke with the sleep experts at the Cleveland Clinic about why so many people have disturbed sleep and what you can do to get a better rest
<updated>Discover: </updated> The science behind firefighting

Discover: The science behind firefighting

It’s easy to get romantic about fire. The burning embers, flickering flames, a wood stove crackling in the cold of winter.
Discover: How Sudbury's boring old quartz can lead to uncommon mineral riches

Discover: How Sudbury's boring old quartz can lead to uncommon mineral riches

If something is common, does that mean it is boring? (Hint: the answer is: not on your life)
Discover: ‘You’re getting sleepy' — the amazing science of hypnosis

Discover: ‘You’re getting sleepy' — the amazing science of hypnosis

Trance states can be fun when you’re on stage, but they can also have profound effects in relieving pain and changing behaviour
<updated>Discover: </updated>You might lose weight on keto, but it’s not the healthiest way to do it

Discover: You might lose weight on keto, but it’s not the healthiest way to do it

All the bacon you can eat: It might sound great, but there are drawbacks
Discover: Molecular cuisine, the magical place where tasty food and science-fiction collide

Discover: Molecular cuisine, the magical place where tasty food and science-fiction collide

The fascinating culinary practice plays with flavour, textures, forms and expectations, and crafts some incredible dishes