Yingfu Li: A Forerunner in DNA Diagnostics

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Dr. Yingfu Li is a Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University, an associate editor of the Journal of Molecular Evolution, and is a Canada Research Chair in nucleic acids research. His work explores […]

How Do New Species Arise?

December 29, 2017 0

A modern definition of “species” focuses on a shared gene pool and reproductive ability. Based on this definition, in order to determine what mutations give rise to new species, we should consider what mutations cause […]

Conflicting Agendas In Care For Olympic Amateur Boxing

December 29, 2017 0

Introduction Amateur boxing, also known as Olympic-style boxing, is governed by the International Boxing Association. Although authority is decentralized to national boxing organizations such as Boxing Canada, rules and safety standards remain consistent globally for […]

Health Perspectives on the Legalization of Cannabis

December 29, 2017 0

Pros In recent years, the intricate issue of legalization and decriminalization of cannabis in Canada has engendered significant political and media scrutiny. In essence, decriminalization of cannabis would allow personal use of the substance without […]

A Pastime in Peril?

December 29, 2017 0

Mounting evidence has suggested a linkage between American football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Recently, a study examining the deaths of 111 National Football League (NFL) players found an overwhelming 110 CTE cases. CTE is […]

Shining a Light on the Opioid Crisis

December 29, 2017 0

Both natural and synthetic opioid drugs have been used as a popular therapy for chronic pain throughout history. However, their role as effective analgesics has been tainted by the potential for addiction, increased physical dependence, […]

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