Why we're sequencing the genomes of Canada's iconic species

Last year, to commemorate Canada's 150th birthday —and to lay a foundation for Canadian research excellence for the next 150 years—a group of scientists in our country embarked upon the Canada 150 Sequencing Initiative ...

Kill the rabbit

Snowshoe hares arrived on tiny Hay Island, at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, in 1959, traveling by boat from Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada, with Wesley Ingalls and his nephew, Junior. The two fishermen had the ...

Shrubs on warming North Slope attract moose, hares

Snowshoe hares and moose, which are both relative newcomers to Alaska's North Slope, may have become established in the area with the help of warming temperatures and thicker vegetation.

Researchers Find Key 'Conductor' of Nature's Synchronicity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Synchronicity in nature is seen in beating hearts, the flashing of fireflies' lights, the ebb and flow of infectious disease—and the simultaneous rise and fall of populations across vast reaches of space. ...