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A portrait of Rosalind Franklin with a strand of DNA running vertically across the centre of the image. The text reads "Chemist, pioneer in X-ray crystallography".

Rosalind Franklin

Sometimes called the Dark Lady of DNA, Rosalind Franklin (1920–1958) was a prolific researcher in multiple scientific fields. She’s best known for her contribution to discovering DNA’s structure—as well as the controversy surrounding it.

A portrait of Meemann Chang. The text reads "Palaeontologist, pioneer in the study of vertebrate fossil records".

Meemann Chang: The Rose of Chinese Science

Why have some creatures gone extinct and not others? And how did modern animals and plants come about from them? These are all questions that can be answered by looking into the past through fossils. Read about one of the modern pioneers of the field of paleontology: Dr. Meemann Chang.

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Sink or Swim

When you think of climate change, you likely think of glaciers melting, stranded polar bears, or ocean levels rising. It’s pretty clear that rising sea levels threaten to plunge us all underwater, but why should we care about the other stuff, like ocean acidification?

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Artificial Intelligence in Video Gaming: Sparrow

“Sparrow” is a student startup at the Entrepreneurship Hatchery at the University of Toronto. Their plan? Build a League of Legends “personal gaming coach” that incorporates AI into video gaming.