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Discover articles share stories related to science and technology in Greater Sudbury. This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


 

<updated>Discover: </updated>Pandemic shortages saw increased local food demand; research looks at how farmers cope

Discover: Pandemic shortages saw increased local food demand; research looks at how farmers cope

‘We want to look at how these businesses are pivoting within the pandemic environment, what’s working for them, and what’s not’
Discover: So you want to have your DNA sequenced ....

Discover: So you want to have your DNA sequenced ....

Commercial DNA testing can be fun and accurate, but there are pitfalls you should be aware of, particularly when it comes to your privacy
Discover: The eerie smarts of dog vomit and other fascinating slime mold facts

Discover: The eerie smarts of dog vomit and other fascinating slime mold facts

Tobias Mankis introduces us to the fascinating world of slime molds, which have no brain, per se, but can navigate mazes and apparently store memories
<updated>Discover:</updated> How innovative thinking kept Cambrian’s Innovation Challenge alive during COVID-19

Discover: How innovative thinking kept Cambrian’s Innovation Challenge alive during COVID-19

And learn how the college’s students, many of them international students, are thinking outside the box to solve real-world problems 
<updated>Discover: </updated>Cannabis has been legal for awhile now. Could it benefit you?

Discover: Cannabis has been legal for awhile now. Could it benefit you?

'Weed has helped me become a better person,’ says one Sudburian who partakes
<updated>Discover:</updated> Using science to train safer miners

Discover: Using science to train safer miners

Simulation boxes might look like overblown video games, but the skills miners pick up virtually save lives (and equipment) in the real world
<updated>Discover:</updated> How the not-so-lowly fruit fly can be a powerful weapon in the fight against deadly viruses

Discover: How the not-so-lowly fruit fly can be a powerful weapon in the fight against deadly viruses

Dr. Thomas Merritt, Canada research chair in genomics and bioinformatics, explains how the fruit fly genetic code could hold the secret to building better vaccines
<updated>Discover:</updated> Look at that face! Fascinating facts about the so-called ‘murder hornet’

Discover: Look at that face! Fascinating facts about the so-called ‘murder hornet’

We get up close and personal with the Asian giant hornet with help from Guelph entomologist Dr. Gard Otis
Discover Q&A: Doing science in the greater outdoors and having fun at work, this is Orix Geoscience

Discover Q&A: Doing science in the greater outdoors and having fun at work, this is Orix Geoscience

Ashley Kirwan is the co-owner of Orix Geoscience
<updated>Discover:</updated> Take a break from COVID-19 news to meet some Canadian dinosaurs

Discover: Take a break from COVID-19 news to meet some Canadian dinosaurs

Everyone’s heard of Tyrannosaurus Rex, but what about Albertasaurus or Edmontosaurus?