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Better know a prokaryote

The virus formerly known as “swine flu,” or the H1N1 strain of the common influenza virus, has gotten all the press lately, so I thought…


Carbon, we hardly know ye

You are mostly water and carbon. Oh, sure, there is some nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen, along with a host of other elements thrown in there,…





Students’ Union to rent out textbooks

The University of Manitoba’s Students’ Union (UMSU) has officially started renting out first-year mathematics textbooks to students, a service that Sid Rashid says will eliminate…


Local Briefs

Winnipeg looks to expand, first since 1972 The Winnipeg Free Press has reported that for the first time since 1972, there are plans to expand…



International Post-Secondary Briefs

Headline: International Post-Secondary Briefs Byline: Morgan Modjeski Wordcount: 460 Economic crisis causes students to stay home rather than study abroad According to University World News…


Alan Turing

“The allied invasion of occupied France was the beginning of the end.” “The Nazis spreading themselves over too many fronts lead to their own defeat.”…