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Candles: What do they emit when lit?

25 Jun 2021

Catherine Wang is a biomedical science student at McGill University, specializing in anatomy and cell biology.

The Stormy Petrel

30 May 2017

The Shetland Islands are famous for sheep and wool.  But did you know that they are also home to the stormy petrel?  This unusual bird, so-named because it was thought to appear before a storm, has...

What are ear candles?

21 Feb 2017

Ear candles are regularly promoted by alternative health suppliers and have been getting quite the hype from the media even though there is no evidence to suggest they have any real benefit. The...

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