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Recent media releases

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University are using AI to analyze millions of tweets to identify trends that could help inform public health policy and guide potential early interventions to support people’s mental and emotional well-being.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
A Dalhousie University researcher has published a new paper that suggests a majority of children recognize the injustice of pay inequity at an early age and would incur a personal cost to ensure both boys and girls are paid equally.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Scientists around the world are closely monitoring the emergence of new variants of SARS-CoV-2 in a bid to better track and understand the impact of new mutations on the COVID-19 pandemic. This is being done through genome sequencing, a method that gives the precise genetic fingerprint of the virus that infected a person or animal.
Monday, February 1, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture have discovered the plant-based essential oil carvacrol can rapidly kill Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria that causes strep throat.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Many of us know what it’s like to have the occasional sleepless night, but as we get older our sleep changes in ways that make sleep less satisfying overall. It can become more fragmented and we can end up spending less time sleeping and more time trying to get to sleep.
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Dalhousie Experts Daily

Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on Canada-US relations, amendments to Bill C-7 and Nova Scotia’s new premier.
Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on the Perserverance Rover’s landing on Mars.
Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on Canada’s new gun legislation.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on vaccine hesitancy amongst Black and Indigenous communities, and using genomics for predicting and tracking new variants of SARS-CoV-2.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on international development and foreign aid.
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