“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
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“There needs to be a dialogue that takes place between all of the stakeholders and especially the communities because ultimately, communities understand what the needs are,” Staples said.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s a symbol of what research is about,” Poutissou said. “You start with an observation and you ask a deep question and that’s what Newton did.”
“It doesn’t happen often where you see the price of waste going up, and the reason that is happening is that as we develop new technologies, we can harness the true value of lignin.”
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
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“I think what brings me here every day, what motivates me every day and why I've stayed here over the years is the unique spirit."
"I am interested in understanding these common and successful birds because perhaps they are the ones that can offer us robust ways to improve aircraft maneuverability.”
“Even ridiculous things like not having a bathroom for your gender anywhere near where you work — that’s just like a subtle sign that you don’t belong there.”
“How long will [the products] last on the shelf? Do they need to be refrigerated? Do they need to be stored at a certain temperature? Those kinds of issues are really all quite new.”
“We are progressing really quickly and if everything goes to plan, we will still meet our timeline of getting it done by the end of 2020.”
“They came together and thought about ‘Okay let’s sit down, and let’s think about inclusivity [and] how to make things accessible for other people,’ and I think that discussion that was taking place was very important, especially for the tech industry in Vancouver.”
“Knowing how our human ancestors interacted with plants over thousands of years, maintaining forest diversity without destroying the forests is something we want to learn about.”
“I would emphasize the potential for wood to be the material of this century,” said Meyboom. “The question is what can [wood] do?”