When I was a high school student, a Japanese astronaut went into space with Medaka fish. The fish became famous as the “first vertebrate mating in space”. The experiment opened my eyes to the field of “Space Biology”. I became a student of the Department of Biology at Ochanomizu University. In 2000, "JUSTSAP S*T*A*R*S Program" started to accept candidates for a space experiment with aquatic animals from all over Japan.
The Honorable Madam Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada will visit Wilfrid Laurier University Monday Feb. 22 to deliver a lecture titled, “Culture and Justice: Understanding Identity and Diversity.” Justice Abella’s visit is part of the Governor General Lecture Series organized by the The Royal Society of Canada: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada.
Bengt Samuelsson, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, will conduct a lecture at the University of Ottawa on October 27.
The level of public, political and scientiﬁc acceptance of genetically modiﬁed organisms (GMOs) for the production of food and ﬁber, as well as for diﬀerent aspects of human and animal health, varies considerably between countries. For example, the use of transgenic plans in agriculture is much greater in Canada and the United States than in many EU countries.
Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the final of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series. The lecture is titled "Chemistry: the Key to Our Future."
Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the second of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series. The lecture is titled "Asymmetric Hydrogenation."
Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the first of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series.
This interdisciplinary colloquium will explore the strengths and the problems in deﬁning our identities (Canadian, Québécois, First Nations, multicultural) in contemporary Canada and in forging relationships that respect these identities and allow them to ﬂourish.
A meeting of the Royal Society of Canada's Institutional Members of eastern Ontario.
One of this country’s most distinguished scholars and sought-after guest speakers is demystifying the Canadian North and uncovering a culture and creativity that flows from an encounter with Canada’s Arctic. Dr. Sherrill Grace, a distinguished Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and Past President of the RSC’s Academy for the Arts and Humanities, will speak at Mount Allison University on Monday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery.