Pollen goes unnoticed by most of us, except when hay fever strikes. But microscopes reveal it comes in stunning colors and shapes -- and travels remarkably well. Jonathan Drori gives an up-close glimpse of these fascinating flecks of plant courtship.
Kitchener - Ten students who competed at the Waterloo-Wellington Science and Engineering Fair have won an all-expenses paid trip to compete at the Canada-wide Science and Engineering Fair in Peterborough, May 15 to 23, 2010.
OTTAWA Dr. Pierre Berini and his team including PhD candidate Israel De Leon, from the School of Information Technology and Engineering, have published their study, entitled Amplification of long-range surface plasmons by a dipolar gain medium, in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Photonics.
TORONTO - Ontario's power producers applauded the Ontario Power Authority on the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) contract awards announcement, as well as the APPrO member companies who have been notified of their contract awards.
Kingston - Queen’s School of Business students Rachel Zimmer and Bram Warshafsky are two of Canada’s Next Top Ad Execs after winning a national competition that involved developing an innovative, non-traditional marketing campaign. The students share the honour with McMaster University’s Mark Scattolon.
Hamilton - Everybody dreams of being a hero. Everybody wants to make a difference. Recently, the DeGroote School of Business gave high school students the opportunity to do so. During the fourth annual High School Business Heroes program, the best and the brightest high school students from our local community demonstrated that they have what it takes to be heroes in the business world.
Guelph - Leadership Guelph & Wellington is now accepting applications for its second class. Leadership Guelph & Wellington offers leadership skills training to 25-30 participants annually. Over the course of a year (September 2010-June 2011), participants will learn about the local community, leadership skills and opportunities, and how they can impact our community.
Ottawa Bringing error-free new products to the marketplace is critical to the success of software and hardware developers. Carleton Mathematics Professor Brett Stevens is developing powerful new mathematical methods for software which will improve the speed and efficiency of testing and help cut costs for companies.
While Latin America is recovering from the global economic crisis, countries cannot afford to be complacent and must redouble efforts to pursue necessary reforms and deepen regional integration
Cartagena, Colombia While Latin America is recovering from the global economic crisis and has made progress in addressing major social challenges and promoting democracy over the past decade, the region cannot afford to be complacent, global and regional business leaders concluded at the closing plenary session of the World Economic Forum on Latin America.
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