Converging art and science: An interview with Cristian Zaelzer-Perez

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Cat Lau, guest contributor Since moving to Montreal, I have had the opportunity to work with some incredible people involved in the field of science communication and sciart. One such person is Dr. Cristian Zaelzer-Perez, the founder of the Convergence Initiative, a non-profit that aims to advance knowledge in both neuroscience and art through interdisciplinary […]

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Meet the Science Borealis team with #SciBorSelfies!

This year, Science Borealis celebrates our 4th anniversary by paying tribute to our amazing team of volunteers! These are the folks who do the hard work every day to keep things running. We had each team member draw a simple line drawing self-portrait, which was then colourized and SciBorated by art team member Peggy Muddles. […]

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Melding art and science for PTSD treatments 

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Catherine Lau, Biology & Life Sciences co-editor It’s happening again. You are reliving that moment in your head and you can’t stop it. No, it’s not a bad dream, it’s a real memory and it stunts you and makes you unreasonably nervous. Living a normal life suddenly becomes a challenge. What can you do? Turn […]

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Planet Earth or Planet Plastic? It’s getting hard to tell…

Catherine Lau, Biology & Life Sciences co-editor; Tanya Samman, Environment & Earth Sciences co-editor; and Lené Gary, General Science co-editor Plastic is lightweight, flexible, durable, and relatively inexpensive to produce and buy. These qualities make it ubiquitous in everyday life. Although it certainly makes our lives easier, the fact that we can carelessly dispose of […]

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