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Media Opportunity: Researchers from Dalhousie University and the Center for Genetics and Society discover that heritable human genome editing is prohibited in most countries with relevant policies
Friday, October 30, 2020
New research from Dalhousie University and the Center for Genetics and Society (CGS) recently published in the CRISPR Journal finds that 70 countries categorically prohibit heritable human genome editing – procedures that would result in the genetically modified children.
Media Opportunity: COVID‑19 pandemic increased rates of domestic violence around the world, but also prompted service providers to come up with creative ways to offer help: Dalhousie study
Thursday, October 29, 2020
A certain item purchased at the grocery store, a hand signal made during a video call, a numeric code pressed when dialing an emergency service like 911, or a specific word used at the pharmacy. All seem innocuous enough, but all are innovative ways that people experiencing domestic abuse can alert clerks and others that they need help.
Media Opportunity: Dal researcher shows how cool peatlands really are and how they can help reduce heat stress in a warming climate
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Peatlands -- those wet, mossy bogs often characterized by a lack of trees -- are known to be one of the most valuable ecosystems on Earth for their ability to store carbon, preserve biodiversity and lessen the risk of flooding.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Nova Scotians have been challenged by the global pandemic, Canada’s largest mass murder, and the imperative need to attend to the crises of racism and colonialism. In response, Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management has brought together academic experts from across the province and paired them with thoughtful and influential community members to explore what a reimagined future for Nova Scotia could look like.
Media release: Investing in our most vulnerable ‑ The COVID‑19 Immunity Task Force funds comprehensive new SARS‑COV‑2 seroprevalence study focused on aging Canadians
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) announced its support for a new SARS-CoV-2 study focused on aging Canadians, a population that has been shown to be at greatest risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19 disease.