WandaVision Review

Image credit: https://www.marvel.com/articles/tv-shows/wandavision-new-television-poster The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench into a lot of plans to put it lightly. For us nerds, one of these much-awaited plans was the new phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As the highest grossing…

Govt. cut crisis funding prior to storm; Working families stagger as Feds may bail on Newfoundland

Some Newfoundlanders are struggling financially after the recent lift of the State of Emergency. Activists are calling for emergency relief. Storm damage will cost millions and the federal government hasn’t decided whether to help with lost income for businesses and…

Conservative Albertans vs Newfoundland & Labrador

Some in the West are finding it easier to flick matches over oil interests, rather than reviewing data. Among the varying reactions to the recent federal election, one response has surprised some political commentators.  With the calls for #Wexit (an…

Government of Canada Reinvests in the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging

More than 419,000 Canadians, aged 65 and over, are living with dementia. Two-thirds of those affected are women. With every passing hour, an average of nine more Canadians are diagnosed with this neurodegenerative disease. With support from the Government of…

Run for a Cure for Huntington Disease

Huntington Disease (HD) is a debilitating brain disorder that is fatal and incurable. The disease is often described as having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS – simultaneously. As the disease progresses, a person with Huntington’s become less able…

Huntington Disease Research and Care Presentations Coming to Carbonear

Described as having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS all at once, Huntington Disease, HD, is an incapacitating disease that affect one in every 7,000 Canadians, and is sadly fatal and incurable. However, due to new research, there is…

Presenting Kathryn Leanne Dalton, Contributing Author to the Book “About Face”

Kathryn Leanne Dalton, a MUN School of Pharmacy graduate student recently published some outcomes of her research as a collection of essays, published by “Breakwater books”. Kathryn, who is from St. John’s, Newfoundland obtained an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and…

Profiling Dr. Helene Volkoff, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry.

One of Memorial’s ‘leading ladies,’ Dr. Volkoff’s research interests are in fish physiology, with focus on the mechanisms involved in the endocrine regulation of food intake and reproduction in fish. “To date, we only understand a very small portion of…

IWD Series: In conversation with Dr. Aimee Suprenant, Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean, Graduate Studies

Dr. Aimee Surprenant is a professor at Memorial University who needs no introduction, because her track record of excellence precedes everything else. Dr. Surprenant is the associate Vice-President (Academic) and the Dean of the Graduate School at Memorial University since…

Creating Sustainability: Active Transportation

Spring is officially here! With warmer weather right around the corner, it is easier to make sustainable choices every day. Fuel emissions from cars are a large contributor to climate change. Choosing to walk to school or work is not…