Science World Blog

Check in regularly for a fun and unique perspective on science news and what's happening with Science World across British Columbia. Our bloggers also delve into quirky topics that you never even knew you were curious about!

all known genetic interactions mapped in yeast cells: image from Costanzo et al. (2016)
These days, science and technology progresses so fast, it can be easy to forget...
raining cats and dogs

“Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.” — Orson...

canada-map

With ten provinces and three territories that cover over 9.98 million square...

Bat flying

Flight appears to have evolved separately, four times in history

LED is Light Emitting Technology

Light Emitting Diodes are revolutionizing lighting technology with their...

Jaymie-Matthews-during-testing-of-the-MOST-satellite

The MOST (Microvariability and Oscillation of Stars) telescope is Canada

Rain drops sitting on a leaf

Cabbage leaves are hydrophobic—they repel (or more accurately, fail to...

stories

What kind of aspirations can a biologist invoke when visiting a kindergarten...

Sugar Glider
These animals are an example of convergent evolution