What the Franklin expedition says about Canadian research priorities

By Pascal Lapointe and Karine Morin Policy and politics subject editors The discovery of one of the long-lost Franklin ships is surely big news, archaeologically speaking. But it is also highly political. Not simply because Franklin is used as a symbol of Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, but also in the context of what has […]

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Challenge Accepted: Science in the Northern Gateway Pipeline Process

By Sarah Boon Earth and Environmental Science subject editor A couple of weeks ago, our science policy editors Karine Morin and Pascal Lapointe discussed the Northern Gateway Pipeline (NGP) decision, and challenged bloggers to address the science behind the decision itself. Several Canadian science bloggers stepped up to the plate – David Ng and Meredith […]

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The Multimedia is the Multifaceted Message

by Raymond Nakamura & Lisa Willemse Science multimedia subject editors ‘Multimedia’ almost sounds like a quaint term from the time before the Internet, when you might do a slide presentation accompanied by music on your ghetto blaster. These days, however, many things seem to fit the multimedia moniker. Most of the Science Borealis subject categories […]

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