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Funding Basic Science: A Leap of Faith

by Sydney Hampshire “Ipsa scientia potestas est.” Knowledge itself is power. Science loves Latin for naming. Organisms, anatomy, and phenomena across the disciplines use Latin and Latin, it seems, has an innate tendency towards poetry. “Knowledge itself is power” directs us towards the need for basic science – because basic scientific principles inform our understanding of everything else around us. Unfortunately, in recent years, scientific … Continue reading Funding Basic Science: A Leap of Faith

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Exploring Edmonton Through My Sweet Tooth

by Sydney Hampshire Being from a small town, I harbour little love for big cities. However, even I must admit that there are perks to living in Edmonton. One of the greatest things Edmonton has to soften my heart is its cuisine. I love cooking, and I love eating. There is perhaps no better way to express your true self than through creativity and expression. … Continue reading Exploring Edmonton Through My Sweet Tooth