Clean Marine Propulsion Lab Coming to NSCC

This story originally appeared on NSCC's website and has been republished with their permission.  Envision a future where boats that serve inland coastal operations, inshore fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, marine research, the Navy, and the Coast Guard are cheaper to operate, quieter and less polluting.  That’s the goal for the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Clean Marine Propulsion…

Data Access: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a large, national research platform on health and aging allowing researchers to answer critical questions on the biological, medical, psychological, social, lifestyle and economic aspects of aging, disability and disease. The long-term, national study follows approximately 50,000 individuals between the ages of 45-85. Researchers can apply to…

Canada-U.S. team looks to genomics to guide North Atlantic right whale conservation

This story originally appeared on the Genome Atlantic website and has been republished with their permission. The number of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales continues to be buffeted by high mortality rates from vessel strikes, fishing gear entanglements, and by a low rate of reproduction. There is now estimated to be fewer than 400…