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Headlines for July 7, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 07 2017

Montreal Gazette
More anglophone students are choosing French universities: study

English-speaking Quebec students are attending French-language universities in greater proportions than in the early 2000s, says a study published by the Office québécoise de la langue française.

Scientists find way to delete memories associated with traumatic events

The breakthrough is a means to alleviate the suffering of those with severe anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Fort McPherson, N.W.T., First Nation to team with University of Alberta on project

$100k in university funding will help develop an on-the-land community camp near Fort McPherson, N.W.T.

How Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100,000 using mail-order DNA

A group led by virologist David Evans of the University of Alberta says it has synthesized the horsepox virus, a relative of smallpox, from genetic pieces ordered in the mail.

Toronto Telegraph
Canada rehabilitating government science

Paul Dufour, adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa, reviews some key policy developments in Canadian science since the Naylor report was published.

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