Exploring the gruesome truth about our world and its most powerful natural enemies - the parisite.
Freaky Friday: This Wormy World, Revisited - Exploring the gruesome truth about our world and its most powerful natural enemies
By Victor Frankel (Ph.D. candidate, Biology McGill)
By Joaquin (Quim) Madrenas, Canada Research Chair in Human Immunology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology [Professor Madrenas’ website
By Joe Schwarcz, (Director, Office of Science and Society). This special Homecoming weekend Freaky Friday explores how chemistry and music intersect and how some music is considered to be directly influenced by molecular energy. Followed by the film of the Broadway musical Phantom of the Opera.
By Genevieve Metson (Ph.D. Natural Resource Sciences, McGill). Learn about the flow of phosphorus and how to better manage it through the body movements of 6 dancers. Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for plant growth. It is used as a fertilizer in farm fields, but any surplus runs off into nearby rivers and streams with disastrous results for aquatic life. Followed by the documentary film Pina (2011) about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch.
Ever wondered what quantum physics and love have in common? Or how the first sparks of love are created by a combination of three neurochemicals?