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New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

Tue, 27 Nov 2018

It’s a concept as old as time: cooperation. Individuals working together to reach a common goal. In the case of Associate Professor of Microbiology/Medical Microbiology Silvia Cardona, it’s a method that comes naturally. “I think I was lucky that I always was inclined to interdisciplinary research. You talk to people…

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Spooky Science at the University of Manitoba

Tue, 09 Oct 2018

Let’s Talk Science at the University of Manitoba will be hosting their annual Spooky Science Event. This is a fun (and free) Halloween event where children and youth get to participate in hands-on/minds-on science activities. Costumes welcome! There will be witches potions, fizzing eyeballs, finding lost Daleks and much more.…

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Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

“The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.” – James G. Frazer  On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan…

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