Marguerite du Plessis Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/11654 en The business of going green http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/business-going-green Several young entrepreneurs in BC are taking the green movement to heart and to the bank.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/business-going-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Science and Environment Environment Thu, 21 Nov 2013 06:32:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 16871 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Société Internationale d'Urologie hosts 33rd conference in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/soci%C3%83%C2%A9t%C3%83%C2%A9-internationale-durologie-hosts-33rd-conference-vancouver Vancouver recently hosted the 33rd SIU Conference, designed to enable urologists in all nations an opportunity to collaborate in education and research.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/soci%C3%83%C2%A9t%C3%83%C2%A9-internationale-durologie-hosts-33rd-conference-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Science and Environment City Canada Congress environment SIU UBC urology Vancouver Convention Center Vancouver Prostate Center Sun, 29 Sep 2013 23:27:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 16572 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mustang Survival Corp partners with WorkSafeBC to improve high seas rescues http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/mustang-survival-corp-partners-worksafebc-improve-high-seas-rescues Mustang Survival Corp, embarked on a study to find ways to make the rescue process more effective. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/mustang-survival-corp-partners-worksafebc-improve-high-seas-rescues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Science and Environment Outdoors BCworksafe boat boat show coast guard colour dry suits English Bay float Green life vest marine mustang survival pfd safety submarine emergence suit Vancouver wetsuit Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 14425 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Antibodies as drugs: Vancouver hosts conference on therapeutic use of antibodies http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29049/antibodies-drugs-vancouver-hosts-conference-therapeutic-use-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.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29049/antibodies-drugs-vancouver-hosts-conference-therapeutic-use-antibodies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health, Family and Education Health antibody bacteria cancer coding Cure DNA fairmont hotel Vancouver health immune system Keystone symposia Science ski Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:24:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 14372 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What's your beef? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29048/whats-your-beef The recent beef scare has given British Columbia residents a lot to chew on. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29048/whats-your-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Public Safety agriculture Alberta bacteria beef E. Coli grain grass health HUS kidney failure meat slaughter UBC vaccine Mon, 15 Oct 2012 23:15:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 13142 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Taking out the trash http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/taking-out-trash &nbsp;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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29051/taking-out-trash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Science and Environment Environment debris Earthquake Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup japan litter Ministry of Environment ocean currents Pacific plastic pollution trash tsunami Vancouver Aquarium wind YVR Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:31:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 12936 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Buzz kill: discoveries about the health of BC's bees http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/buzz-kill-discoveries-about-health-bcs-bees Everything you need to know about BC's bees<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/buzz-kill-discoveries-about-health-bcs-bees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment bee health blueberries genomeBC honey Honeybee ministry of agriculture mites protein research virus Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:55:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 12614 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The art and science of chocolate http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29048/art-and-science-chocolate The Science of Chocolate, how are those tasty treats created.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/taxonomy/term/29048/art-and-science-chocolate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Food antioxidants bean caramels Chocolate coco creams dark chocolate milk chocolate nutrition at it's best Purdy's Science tempering truffles white chocolate wild sweets Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:04:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 12281 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Guess who's coming to dinner? Vancouver Aquarium welcomes waddling penguin guests http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/vancouver-aquariums-penguin-guests &nbsp;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....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/vancouver-aquariums-penguin-guests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment Boston environment marine life New England aquarium penguins Sustainability The Vancouver Aquarium waddle Sat, 16 Jun 2012 01:17:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 11996 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver researcher examines health of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/world/2012/05/10/vancouver-researcher-examines-health-hiv-exposed-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.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/world/2012/05/10/vancouver-researcher-examines-health-hiv-exposed-uninfected-infants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Health Centre for Understanding and Preventing Infection in Children Child and Family Research Institute children Dr. David Speert exposure effect HIV Mother and Child Thu, 10 May 2012 23:50:00 +0000 Marguerite du Plessis 11655 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com