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Dr. Thomas Merritt

Recent Work by Dr. Thomas

<b>Opinion: </b>Decaf coffee won’t save the planet but the science behind it might

Opinion: Decaf coffee won’t save the planet but the science behind it might

LU professor Dr. Thomas Merritt explains
<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> The science hidden in that savoury cup of joe

Discover: The science hidden in that savoury cup of joe

Can coffee improve your athletic performance? Are you a coffee pooper? Can coffee cure cancer?
<updated>Discover:</updated> Science is often wrong and that’s actually a really good thing

Discover: Science is often wrong and that’s actually a really good thing

Science is self-correcting. Every mistake that is made and corrected deepens our understanding of the world around us, Dr. Thomas Merritt of Laurentian University tells us