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Author: Laura Porter-Muntz

Laura Porter-Muntz
Laura Porter-Muntz is a fourth-year BSc. Biology (co-op option) student and current science editor for The Athenaeum.

“That which has long been known”: The Role of Indigenous Communities in Science

When you travel, people often use the phrase “be like one of the locals” as advice to fully immerse yourself in a culture. This concept is the easiest way to...

Canadian Female Physicist Donna Strickland Awarded Nobel Prize

Donna Strickland, a Canadian laser physicist, has become the first woman in 55 years to receive the Nobel Prize for physics. She is also the first Canadian woman...

IPCC’s Global Warming Report and its Influence in Canada

This week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a...

Budget 2018: Innovation and Investment in Science

At the end of February, the federal government released Budget 2018. The...

8 Crazy Things That You Wish You Didn’t Know About Sex in Nature

1.  The Birds and the Bees The male honeybee, commonly known as a...

Going Bonkers for Conkers

You know what I like? Ecofriendly options. You know what I like even more?...

A Summer of Research, Fun and Unforgettable Memories in Germany

I can still remember my first two weeks in Leipzig. The excitement of being in...

Acadia Nutrition and Dietetics Society Hold Event in Partnership with L’Arche Homefires

The Nutrition and Dietetics Society held a tie-dye event in partnership with...

Thinking Green: Saving Money and the Planet

I get it, you’re broke and so is the planet. At this point, we’re all aware...

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

September 23rd was National Learn to Code Day which was started by the Halifax...