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A Community-Centered Approach to Med School is Aiming to Solve Canada's Family Doctor Shortage

Three new Canadian medical schools opening soon will implement a unique education model that emphasizes family medicine. Students will be placed in family practice clinics, elder care facilities, and community mental health services, giving them a chance to learn from and serve the community they want to practice in. Doctors hope this will encourage graduates to set up family practices after graduation, thereby filling the family doctor shortage which currently exists across Canada.

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He Was Diagnosed With HIV and Blood Cancer - Now He's Cured of Both

In a groundbreaking medical breakthrough, Paul Edmonds becomes the fifth person in the world to be in remission of HIV after receiving a life-saving stem cell transplant. The 67-year-old from California stopped taking his HIV medication and is now living without the virus. Joining others like Timothy Ray Brown and Adam Castillejo, Edmonds hopes to inspire those living with HIV that a cure may one day be possible as he shares his journey publicly.

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A New Zinc Treatment Could Help Restore Lost Hearing

Great news for concertgoers and music lovers! Scientists have discovered the biological mechanism behind hearing loss caused by loud noises. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that excess zinc in the inner ear leads to cellular damage, affecting normal communication between cells. Fortunately, experiments with drugs that trap excess zinc showed promising results in restoring lost hearing or preventing further damage. This breakthrough could pave the way for effective treatments to protect against hearing loss in the future.

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Three Times That Solar Eclipses Transformed Science

Total solar eclipses have sparked scientific progress for centuries, from discovering new elements to testing novel theories of gravity. The upcoming eclipse in April will sweep across North America. Three pivotal eclipse moments include Halley predicting an eclipse in 1715, Janssen discovering helium during a total solar eclipse in 1868, and Eddington proving Einstein's theory of general relativity during an eclipse in 1919. These celestial events continue to shape our understanding of the universe and propel us towards future astronomical discoveries.

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Woodchip-Powered Cars: How Biographite is Making EV Batteries More Sustainable

A New Zealand company is making biographite from woodchips for EV batteries, reducing reliance on international supplies. CarbonScape's sustainable process captures carbon emissions and cuts CO2 by producing close to battery factories. The startup aims to help Europe reduce dependence on other countries for lithium-ion batteries with their eco-friendly alternative graphite. With funding secured, commercial biographite plants in Europe and the US are set to meet booming demand as the world faces a looming global supply deficit of graphite by 2030.

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Here are the Delicious Canadian Treats Artemis 2 Astronauts Will Enjoy in Space

Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen and his crew will be enjoying Canadian maple cream cookies, smoked salmon, and other delicious treats on their upcoming moon mission in 2025. The menu for the Artemis 2 mission includes carefully selected foods that meet space travel requirements. Despite differences in table manners between Earth and space, astronauts like Hansen are ensuring they eat cleanly while enjoying their meals. The team of astronauts will bring some ISS food traditions to the moon journey as they prepare for this historic adventure together.

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21 Black Rhinos Were Successfully Moved to a Sanctuary in Kenya

In a heartwarming victory for conservation efforts, the Kenya Wildlife Service successfully relocated 21 eastern black rhinos to establish a new breeding population at Loisaba Conservancy.

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This Man Spent 50 Years Transforming Old Barns Into New Homes

For 50 years, Tom Webster has been rescuing antique Suffolk barns and repurposing them into new homes and restaurants with his son. They meticulously label each beam before dismantling and rebuilding the structures, even taking their preservation work overseas.

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This Adorable Calf With Heart-Shaped Spot Has People Everywhere Falling in Love

An Oklahoma farm welcomed a cute calf with a heart-shaped spot on her head named Cupid. Casey Merchen shared that the spot evolved into a heart shape over time and posted adorable photos of Cupid on social media.

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In Pictures: See February's Full Snow Moon Light Up the Sky Around the World

Skywatchers around the world captured stunning images of February's Snow Moon, the smallest full moon of 2024. Despite its diminutive size, astrophotographers still managed to snap some impactful photos.

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Inside the World's First Zero-Waste Restaurant

At Silo, the world's first zero-waste restaurant, founder Douglas McMaster is leading a revolution in waste management. With a 'bin-first' approach to menu design, they compost what isn't served and recycle any packaging.

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He Was Diagnosed With HIV and Blood Cancer - Now He's Cured of Both

A New Zinc Treatment Could Help Restore Lost Hearing

Three Times That Solar Eclipses Transformed Science

Woodchip-Powered Cars: How Biographite is Making EV Batteries More Sustainable

Here are the Delicious Canadian Treats Artemis 2 Astronauts Will Enjoy in Space

21 Black Rhinos Were Successfully Moved to a Sanctuary in Kenya

This Man Spent 50 Years Transforming Old Barns Into New Homes

This Adorable Calf With Heart-Shaped Spot Has People Everywhere Falling in Love

In Pictures: See February's Full Snow Moon Light Up the Sky Around the World

Inside the World's First Zero-Waste Restaurant