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Biohacking vs PC Hacking: Parallel Movements?

Thanks to the growing open science movement – a societal shift where barriers between scientific institutions and the general population break down and there is increased hands-on involvement of laypersons in scientific research and innovation…

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The role of peer mentors in nursing

ABSTRACT: Mentors within an educational setting have traditionally been teachers and counsellors. Students mentors offer an alternative approach. Peer mentors have been shown to be superior to traditional mentors for reducing students’ levels of stress…



Using stem cells to grow a living brain

Written by Sarah Asbury, Biochemistry Class of 2019, McMaster University When scientists discovered how to reprogram skin cells into neurons, research on neurological disorders broadened. Disorders of the brain have been historically difficult to study…