Indigenous languages do not translate word for word into English. There are phrases in Indigenous languages that reflect day-to-day practices within the culture, and there are simply no words in English to adequately encapsulate these practices.
According to the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, an estimated 12.6 percent of Canadian children, youth, and young adults experience mental health disorders. As an on-going epidemic in Canadian society, mental health disorders and substance use are serious concerns for the future of our younger generation.
Tiny microorganisms in waste rock may offer a low-cost solution to a giant problem and create access to uranium deposits previously too environmentally risky to reach. Turns out they enjoy eating sugary treats.
Mireya developed a clever way to attach fibres to a film made from a very large molecule found in many tissues. This allows for better control of the shape of the biomaterial and therefore the growth of cells.