2019 / 08 / 03
Study Whales to Beat Cancer?
According to a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution, whales have mechanisms to protect themselves against cancer. Since the process of cancer formation is similar in all mammals, this ne...
2016 / 03 / 22
Blue Whales of Antarctica: Three Populations of Giants
The Antarctic blue whale, which is endangered, falls into three genetically distinct populations. ...
2015 / 10 / 19
With the Belugas: Week of September 21, 2015
It's the third and last week of the intensive biopsy program for St. Lawrence belugas. Our goal is to obtain 50 biopsies in each of the three years of the project. We begin the week with 28 biopsies i...
2015 / 10 / 07
With the Belugas: Week of September 14, 2015
In this second week of the intensive beluga biopsy program, we have spent 16 hours with these animals. Autumn can be felt in the air: daylight hours are shorter and it is biting cold on the water! Str...