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Media opportunity: Researchers find tiny microplastics litter atmospheric superhighway, suggesting the particles swirl around the environment in a continual cycle
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Microplastics from packaging, clothing and other sources have been detected in the pristine air of the high French Pyrenees, according to research out of Dalhousie University that suggests there is no final resting place for the tiny plastic particles, only temporary stops before they move again in a continual cycle.
Media opportunity: Fido may know more than you think ‑‑ Dalhousie researchers discover dogs can respond to upwards of 89 words
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Most dogs have a handle on basic commands like ‘sit’ or ‘stay,’ but new research out of Dalhousie University shows canines can respond to an astonishing 89 words and phrases on average, with some responding to many more.
Media opportunity: Noise produced by deep‑sea mining activities could have far‑reaching effects on the marine environment: researchers
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
A new report suggests noise produced by deep-sea mining activities could have far-reaching effects on the marine environment -- from the water’s surface down to the ocean bottom.
Media opportunity: Research explores the toll the pandemic has on frontline retail workers ‑‑ the essential, but undervalued COVID heroes
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Haorui Wu, a Canada Research Chair in Resilience and an assistant professor in Dalhousie’s School of Social Work, is exploring that balancing act by measuring the FRWs’ individual-work-family challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.