Marguerite du Plessis

Marguerite du Plessis is a biologist working in pharmaceutical research.  She is also an outdoor enthusiast.

The business of going green

Several young entrepreneurs in BC are taking the green movement to heart and to the bank.

Société Internationale d'Urologie hosts 33rd conference in Vancouver

Vancouver recently hosted the 33rd SIU Conference, designed to enable urologists in all nations an opportunity to collaborate in education and research.

Mustang Survival Corp partners with WorkSafeBC to improve high seas rescues

Mustang Survival Corp, embarked on a study to find ways to make the rescue process more effective.

Antibodies as drugs: Vancouver hosts conference on therapeutic use of antibodies

The human body has often been compared to war ridden landscape and our immunological system to an army that fights against the attacks of bacterial infections.

What's your beef?

The recent beef scare has given British Columbia residents a lot to chew on.

Taking out the trash

 Last Saturday, the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up, a partnership between the Vancouver Aquarium, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and the Vancouver Airport (YVR) launched the 19th annual fall...

Buzz kill: discoveries about the health of BC's bees

Everything you need to know about BC's bees

The art and science of chocolate

The Science of Chocolate, how are those tasty treats created.

Guess who's coming to dinner? Vancouver Aquarium welcomes waddling penguin guests

 The Vancouver Aquarium is known for taking big strides when it comes to raising public awareness for marine animals and environments. This time rather than a stride it is more like a waddle....

Vancouver researcher examines health of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants

One Vancouver based researcher is examining some of the most at-risk people on the planet, hoping his research can play a significant part in studying and treating HIV in our community.