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Toxicology lab can't offer expertise in child protection case, justice rules - TheChronicleHerald.ca


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A Nova Scotia Supreme Court justice has ruled that the director of the Nova Scotia Health Authority's toxicology lab in Halifax can't give expert opinion evidence about the results of urine testing at a child protection proceeding. Justice Theresa ...

The Biochemistry of Beer: Why the Source of Sugar Matters - Inverse


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This is one of the simplest and oldest biochemical processes on the planet. But before that transformation is possible, you need the sugar itself. Sugar is one of the most important substances in nature. The competition for it, the complex interplay of ...

Protecting Thailand's flora and fauna - The Nation


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Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay remain open as Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) begins its annual cycle of temporary closure of national parks next month, which allows for natural rejuvenation during almost ...

National Geographic: Lucy's Baby - World's Oldest Child

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Read about the archaeological discovery of Lucy's Baby, a primitive human child fossil found in East Africa in the Cradle of Humanity, the same area where another human fossil, Lucy, was discovered in 1972.

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    "Lucy's Baby" -- World's Oldest Child -- Found by Fossil Hunters
    A 3.3-million-year-old fossil toddler—the world's oldest known child—has been discovered almost completely intact in Ethiopia. Experts say the find will provide fascinating new clues about our early ancestors.

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