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Media Opportunity: Children choose pay equity at a young age and would incur a cost to make sure equal work receives equal pay: Dalhousie study
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.
Media Opportunity: Dalhousie University scientist tracking SARS‑CoV‑2 variants through genome sequencing ‑‑ a critical piece of the pandemic puzzle and key to detecting the virus’s transmission, evolution and spread
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.
Media Opportunity: Dalhousie University researcher finds a new, natural approach to fight sore throat bugs
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.