An ecosystem with high mercury: Photos and photons welcome

by Sara Klapstein, New Science Communicator Guest Blogger When I tell people I study mercury, they often think I study the planet, not the element. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature and, due to its unique chemical properties, it can cycle between land, air, and water through a variety of […]

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Evidence for Democracy (E4D) at Genomes to/aux Biomes 2014

Guest post by Dominique Roche and Sandra Binning, Canadian postdoctoral fellows at the Institut de Biologie, Université de Neuchâtel Last month, researchers from across the country converged in Montreal for one of the biggest national ecology and evolution meetings ever held in Canada: Genomes to/aux Biomes 2014 (#G2B2014). Over 900 delegates from three academic societies […]

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The Boreal Forest, Antarctica and Geophysics, Oh My!

Sarah Boon and Sri Ray-Chauduri, Environmental & Earth Sciences co-editors Unlike a few of the other Science Borealis subject categories – like last week’s Multimedia – the Environmental and Earth Science subject is bursting with great blogs. From Alan Shapiro’s Mostly Harmless Science to the Saskatchewan Research Councils’ From the Lab to the Loading Dock, with a bit […]

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