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Headlines for Feb. 20, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 20 2018

Creating the perfect noodle: U of M researchers discover microscopic bubbles in dough

Microscopic bubbles in noodle dough could have implications ranging from the quality of your ramen to your future heart surgery, according to a University of Manitoba researcher.

Archivists look to ‘decolonize’ Canada’s memory banks

Library and Archives Canada has a $12-million project to hire Aboriginal archivists to give more control over materials gathered in First Nations communities to the people who created them.

Neuroscience funding to provide common platform for Canadian researchers

Fifteen universities across the country doing research into the hundreds of different types of brain diseases and disorders will join the $10 million platform.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Overhaul residency program for doctors

Currently, there are not enough residency programs for Canadian medical graduates. That has to change, Adam Kassam writes.

Longtime UNB lecturer alleges racism after being passed over for job

Timothy Christie, who has taught part time at university for 10 years, has filed a human rights complaint.

Globe and Mail
Higher learning, higher living: Developers move into student housing

The shift capitalizes on the increasing willingness of students – or their boomer parents – to pay healthy rents for higher-end residences with every sort of amenity.

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