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Love in the Time of Ebola

I won’t lie to you: being a germevangelist is not an enviable position when it comes to deadly pathogens. It’s not just Ebola; others such as MERS, avian influenza, and tuberculosis also fit the bill. Trying to foster a good relationship … Continue reading

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What Are YOUR “Big Idea” Germ Questions?

As you might expect, the last few weeks have been rather busy for me. The rapid expansion of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to dozens of interviews and several column entries. I have to say, I am … Continue reading

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When It Comes To sciPOP, Controversy Quells

Since I last wrote, I have been working hard behind the scenes on a number of projects and hope to have more updates soon. Some piece have come out including a rather fun video made with the amazing team at Huffington … Continue reading

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What’s Your Personal Brand?

Hi everyone, It has been quite the month since I last wrote here. I have been kept busy with a myriad of topics and stories ranging from MERS to polio to the pollen vortex and even the decline of bees. … Continue reading

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Be Wary of Ideology

Although rare, the act of sharing science with the public will embolden certain people who are not amused with the information presented and choose to express their views.  When this happens, such as the cases of climate change, evolution and vaccines, … Continue reading

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Never Stop Asking Why

The curiosity of children is endless and so are their questions.  Amid all the attempts to assess and analyze the world around them, none is as confounding as the incessant interrogation of a single question… No matter how convincing the answer, one … Continue reading

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A Tremendous Honour For The Germ Code

Hey everyone, This is a short post and I promise I’ll get back to the series on #sciPOP soon.  Right now, I just wanted to share some news I received today. The Canadian Science Writers’ Association is a national organization made … Continue reading

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