Doctor’s hand next to the gigantic wolf track he came across a few years ago; he estimated the wolf itself could be as long as eight feet, head to tail Courtesy of Ron Doctor)

One giant paw-print stirs an age-old debate: how big can a wolf be?

A man in the Northwest Territories spotted giant wolf tracks, 7½ inches long. Anything longer than 5½ inches is Amarok territory—the legendary lupine of Inuit folklore.

Bioinformatics at the University of Calgary: The healthy crunch of data

In the University of Calgary’s bioinformatics program, students combine health and computer sciences

The five books you have to read in March

This month’s must-reads: George Saunders’ novel, an argument about humanness, a First Nations Holden Caulfield tale, and more

Top 10 Biology Universities

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Why we shouldn’t force students to study science

Prof. Pettigrew on students ditching STEM

Concordia professor researches reindeer

Robert Weladji studies calves orphaned by hunters

Are they white—or brown?

It doesn’t take a scientist to tell a polar bear and a brown bear apart. Or does it?

Island of earthly delights

Madagascar: Island of earthly delights

The island is a treasure trove of unique creatures—more than 600 of them

Still waiting for final marks?

My vacation is going AWOL

The course you’ll hate

…is the one you (almost) fail.


How NOT to choose electives

Biology + biology + biology + biology = too much biology.