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Biological Sciences News Archive

Exhibit: Exploring the natural world through artist books

January 14, 2019 — 
An exhibition of extraordinary handmade books revealing the biological world from miniature to gigantic format

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Faculty of Science

UofM hosts successful Manitoba Lake Sturgeon Science Workshop

January 11, 2019 — 
Held on the UofM’s Fort Garry Campus, the event (co-organized by Biological Sciences’ Dr. Gary Anderson and Manitoba Hydro) drew more than 100 representatives from over 30 different organizations, including provincial and federal bodies, First Nations and industry for a variety of presentations, sharing of knowledge, and discussion of best practices.

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Gizmodo: New Theory Suggests Charles Darwin Suffered from Lyme Disease

January 10, 2019 — 
“Charles Darwin’s strange collection of symptoms defied the medical experts of his day for an explanation,” U of M's Jeffrey M. Marcus tells the magazine.

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The northern fulmar, bird of prey // Image: Mark Mallory

Where to eat in the North American Arctic

January 4, 2019 — 
Researchers develop novel maps to help protect crucial Arctic ecosystems

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Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

December 2, 2018 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

November 20, 2018 — 
Naming a new butterfly species from North America is very uncommon

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Faculty of Science

Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

November 8, 2018 — 
On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event.

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Herbarium Exhibit

Faculty of Science

Dry Media IV: A Herbarium Art Exhibit

October 29, 2018 — 
Week-long exhibit in downtown Winnipeg will celebrate the diversity of plants located in the U of M Herbarium by featuring the work of a wide variety of artists

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Unraveling cannabis’ genetic history and debunking marketing myths

October 25, 2018 — 
A Q&A with a biologist who sequenced its genome

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Faculty of Science

Summer Undergraduate Research (S.U.R.E.) program helps students navigate careers in science

October 9, 2018 — 
Sponsored jointly by the Deans of Research and Student Experience the S.U.R.E. program included a variety of sessions aimed at developing skills, mentoring, and a final undergraduate research poster competition.

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