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Headlines for Jan. 12, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 12 2017

Globe and Mail
McMaster scientists unearth infection evidence in 13th-century Troy bones

It’s not the legendary Troy of Agamemnon and Paris, but the site of the ancient city is still revealing secrets to the evolution of microbes that continue to cause illness in humans today.

Global News
U of S researchers working on treatment for aggressive form of breast cancer

The research team is hoping to get testing underway in the next few years.

Chronicle of Higher Education
At Lab That Conquered Ebola, an Emphasis on Creativity

Gary Kobinger, formerly of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory, credits a climate of cooperation rather than competition among scientists for the international effort’s success.

Waterloo Region Record
New Laurier president aims to nurture community partnerships

Deborah MacLatchy will begin her five-year term on July 1, succeeding Max Blouw who is finishing his second five-year term.

Global News
Video: Mumps outbreak at Université de Sherbrooke in Longueuil

Since November, five students at the Université de Sherbrooke’s campus in Longueuil are suspected to have contracted the mumps.

Globe and Mail
Indigenous professor quits UBC panel over John Furlong speech

The only indigenous professor on a committee working on a sexual-assault policy at UBC has resigned from the group after the school brought back John Furlong to speak at a fundraiser.

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