Let sleeping owls lie: What’s behind the morning lark, night owl sleep patterns

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Jaspreet Sanghera, Biology & Life Sciences editor You prefer to get up at dawn and are raring to go by the time most people are just rolling out of bed. This means that you are in bed by 10 P.M. But your new neighbours are up half the night moving around their apartment, disrupting your […]

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Welcome to new Health, Medicine & Veterinary Sciences editor Dorottya Harangi

Dorottya graduated with a B.Sc. in Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Toronto, and is now pursuing an M.HSc. in Translational Research, also at the University of Toronto. This program gives her the opportunity to learn how to apply scientific research to solve real-world problems in medicine and health, using a patient centric approach. […]

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Michael Limmena, Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science editor

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Growing up in both Indonesia and Philippines, Michael has spent a lot of his childhood reading the latest science books in the local libraries and bookstores, reading as much as he could to better understand how society, the world, and the universe around us work. Sometime between deciding whether to become a lawyer, a doctor, […]

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Elizabeth Benner, Biology and Life Sciences editor

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Elizabeth has always been fascinated by the natural world. Growing up in Thailand, she was exposed to a plethora of wildlife such as frogs, elephants, king cobras, and many invertebrates. She loved animals and the natural world and learned about them through books, video games, and trips to the zoo. From age 5, Elizabeth expressed […]

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Gut feelings: How the bacteria in your body affect your brain

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Tamara Rosner, Health, Medicine & Veterinary Science co-editor Your body plays host to millions of bacteria. In fact, the number of bacterial cells in your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is about equal to the number of cells that make up your body. While we typically think of bacteria as “bad” or “unhealthy”, the bacteria that make […]

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