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The Dance of Molecules: Nanotechnology is Choreography

The Search for Accessible Adult Stem Cells

New Worlds in the Making: Origins of Planets and Brown Dwarfs

Avian Influenza: Not Just for the Birds!

The Human Genome, Industry, and the Public Good

From Soap Bubbles to Crystal Growth

Infinity: The Most Fascinating of All Ideas

The Benefit of Time Travel: DNA from Fossils

Groundwater Contamination and Remediation: Myths and Realities

The MOST Space Telescope:  Big Science on a Small Platform

Know Your Genes:  DNA Diagnostics for Everyone

Making the Molecular Movie: The Great Thought Experiment Becomes Reality

Malignant Angels: Reflections on Homicidal Youth

Creative Reactions to the End of the World

Leonardo and Steve: How Fibonacci Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years

Creating Healthy Lifestyles Through Active Design

Can Chemistry Be Green?

From Biopsies to Autopsies:  Inside the World of Pathology

Smash, Bang, Boom!  Fundamental Physics at the LHC

Throw a Million Darts: Mathematical Experiments Using Monte Carlo Methods

What Does Studying Individual Differences Tell Us About the Brain?

Sight Unseen:  An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

How Does the Brain Recognize Shapes?  (FOUNDATION LECTURE)

The Achilles Heel for Cancer?  Improving Outcomes by Inducing Apoptosis More Efficiently

Forensic Taphonomy: Processes of Decomposition and Mummification

Big Discoveries Made in Small Laboratories-on-a-Chip

Groundwater Contamination Research and Applications to Source Water Protection The Quantum World: From Weird to Wired

The Hardest Math I’ve Ever Really Used

What Can the Arts do for Mathematics?

Owner’s Guide to the Human Genome

The Kiss of Death: Rhodnius as a Vector of Chagas’ Disease

Bacterial Biofilms:  The Scum of the Earth

Space Exploration and Technology Transfer:  A Role for Canada

Charles Darwin: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Transmutation

Observing the Birthplaces of the Universe

Nuisance and Indispensable Ally: the Dual Role of Bacteria

Tales from a Bering Sea Research Cruise:  A Quest for Archives of Past Climates

Does Autoimmunity Drive Obesity?

Adventures in Animal Behaviour

The Importance of Sleep:  A Wake-up Call

Quantum Magic For Everyone  (FOUNDATION LECTURE)

Biomaterials from Bacteria:  Nature’s Nanotechnology

New Insights into the Paleobiology of Crested Duck-billed Dinosaurs

Rejuvenating the Failing Heart

The Lowdown on the Meltdown: Global Warming From Space

Emerging Regulatory Paradigms in Biology;  The Histone Code,

Epigenetics, and Novel Regulatory RNAs

Star Trek Vision of Surgical Care

The Mathematics of Life

Is the Minority Report Right?  Reflections on 3D User Interfaces

Secrets from the Stellar Nursery

Conflict and Convergence in the Evolution of Sexual Differences

Why Cancer Stem Cells Matter to Patients With Brain Tumours

The Amazing, Changing, Aging Brain

The Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario and Honorary Vice-Patron of the RCI congratulates the RCI on its 160th anniversary

The Weighty Matter of the Cosmos

Dieting In The Face Of Plenty:  Why Diets Fail

Contemporary Evolutionary Theory:

The Conceptual Foundation of Modern Biology

Catching Electrons in Attoseconds  (FOUNDATION LECTURE)

The History of the Fourth (!) Temple in Jerusalem

Plant Breeding: Bringing Science to an Ancient Skill

All Creatures...and People Too: Veterinary Medicine and Public Health From Einstein’s Photon to Wheeler’s Delayed Choice Experiment:

Wave-Particle Duality Brought to Light  (STOICHEFF LECTURE)

Personalized Medicine: Hype or Hope, Canadian Perspectives

Murder and Maggots

Echoes of Historical Supernovae

Protein Biomarkers: Their Use in Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

The Benefits of a Noisy Brain

Why Are Songbirds Disappearing?

Before Tragedy Strikes: The Quest to Predict Megadisasters

Deep Ocean Discoveries: Fire, Ice and Life on the Sea Floor

Losing the Buzz: The Disappearance of Bees and Why it Matters

Using Big Magnets to Understand Environmental Contamination

Coping With Impossible Problems

How Semiconductor Grass Will Solve the Energy Crisis

Managing Without Growth: Slower By Design, Not Disaster

Optical Communications - Innovations (and their Needs) Abound


Unlocking the Mystery of Mass: Searching for the Higgs Boson Particle

Brain Rewards: From Singing Mice to Human Diseases

Getting to the Root of Cancer

Flying Through Storms:  Greenland's Impact on the Climate System

How Did That Chemical that was Inside my Computer Get Inside of Me?

Sticky Fingers Sharpen our Sense of Hearing - Understanding the Causes of Deafness

Three Centuries of Leonhard Euler

Beyond the Visible Universe: Dark Clouds, Galaxy Collisions, and the Origin of Stars

The Science in Computer Science: A Journey Through Abstractions

Embryonic Stem Cells: Misconceptions, Hypes and Promises

Mathematics with Eye and Hand: Applied Practices and Proposals for Education

Hey! There Are Cockroaches in My Chocolate Ice Cream!

Alzheimer's Disease: Current Perspectives on Causes, Treatments and Possible  Prevention

Optics from 3000 BC to 3000 AD: The Amazing History and  Exciting Future of Optical Science and Technology (STOICHEFF LECTURE)

Stem Cells: The Possibilities for Regenerative Cell Therapy

Science, Technology and the Environment: Education for the New Millennium

The Curious World of Probabilities

Music and the Patterns of the Mind and World

Merging the Nature/Nurture Dichotomy

Earthquake Hazards and their Mitigation

A Little Light Relief: the Science of Photo Medicine (STOICHEFF LECTURE)

The Threat of Avian Influenza

The Embarrassment of Riches: the Ecological Consequences of Increasing Numbers of Arctic Geese

Patterns, Patterns Everywhere

Novel Therapies for Viral Infection

University Automotive Research as an Asset for Canada

Regeneration of the Injured Spinal Cord: Pipe Dream or Reality?

Cultural Acceleration of the Biological Evolution of Behaviour: A Population Genetic Model

Nanotech Tools for Diagnosing Disease

Reshaping the Mind: The Benefits of Bilingualism

Green Economy: Fiction or Pathway to Sustainable Development?  Evidence from Green Energy

The Startling Speedup of the Expansion of the Universe

Childhood Obesity:  Complex Causes Without Simple Solutions

The Revolution in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Examining the Health Impacts of Under and Unemployed Highly-Skilled Recent Immigrants to Canada

Of Ducks and Rabbits, Geese, Cats and Dogs: Why Science and Society Don't Understand Each Other

Finding Science in Ice Cream

Our Emerging Understanding of the Neurological Basis of Sleep

Technology in Health Care: Friend or Foe?

Global Warming “Futures”:  How Reliable are the Model Projections?  (FOUNDATION LECTURE)

Is Our Weather Becoming More Extreme?

The Day of the Locust and its Remarkable Reproductive Success

Using Pharmacogenetics to Personalize Treatment in the Family Doctor’s Office:  Focus on Psychiatric Medications

Energy for the Next Generation: A Reality Check

Function and Aesthetics of 19th-Century Scientific Apparatus: A Show-and-Tell

Planetary Magnetism:  Unlocking the Secrets of Planetary Interiors

Estrogen, HRT and Muscle Health after Menopause

Medicine - A Glimpse of the Future

‘P versus not-P’ and the Limits of Computation

Of Pests and Parasites: Modernizing Biological Control with New Tricks of the Trade

Rapid Change in the Arctic:  Who Wins?  Who Loses?

Why Chocolate Melts in Your Mouth and not in Your Hands

Radiation and Life - Taking a Closer Look with Microdosimetry

Catch Me if you Can: Hunting the Elusive Neutrino

Exploring the Fourth State of Matter: Making New Liquid Crystalline Materials

Weighing the Universe with Gravitational Lensing

Severe Stress and Physical Health: The Mind-Body Connection