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Stories written by Elaine Smith

  • Exploring how changes to Arctic air will impact climate

    July 31, 2014 |

    It’s summer, but in the Arctic that translates to temperatures around 0 degrees Celsius, rather than sunbathing weather. Nonetheless, you’ll hear no complaints from chemists Jonathan Abbatt and Jennifer Murphy, and their graduate students, who spent a slice of July and August surrounded by sea ice as they studied the chemical processes involved in atmospheric change at the molecular level.

  • Science writers to gather at U of T

    May 22, 2014 |

    Aaron Wheeler, a pioneer in the field of digital microfluidics, is one of the U of T scientists taking part in the event. Wheeler says he stumbled into this exciting new field of research “kind of by accident.”