• Artistic reconstruction of Habelia optata by Joanna Liang

    How Art Makes Better Science

    Artistic representation of Habelia optata by Joanna Liang Jean-Bernard Caron charges down labyrinthine hallways hidden behind the galleries of the historic Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. The stately old building is the perfect backdrop for discussing the transfer of knowledge from scientists to the public. Caron is senior curator of invertebrate paleontology at the ROM,

  • Visualizing the invisible

    How do you explain something you can’t see? “The inner ear is one of the toughest topics to teach because it is anatomically very complex, very small and buried in the dense petrous bone,” says Professor Emerita Pat Stewart. So Andrea Zariwny, a biomedical communications graduate student, tackled this teaching problem with an augmented reality