• Sketch of pliosaur

    Biomedical visualization: LIVE at the ROM

    From May to June, and again from October to November, the 103-year-old Royal Ontario Museum hosts “Friday Night Live.” ROM Friday Night Live transforms the museum from a venue for art, culture and natural history into one of the most desirable social destinations in Toronto. Patrons dressed in cocktail attire form a line outside and

  • Revolutionary new simulator preps doctors for the O.R.

    A trainee clicks and drags a mouse to push and pull a virtual probe. She positions the probe at one of the “standard” positions from an onscreen menu. She manipulates the probe to try to obtain another view of the virtual heart and checks her results. The trainee continues to manipulate the probe to navigate

  • Image by Kate Campbell/WWF Canada

    Research, Renderings and Rainforest

    On the west coast of British Columbia, the vast and ancient Great Bear Rainforest meets the cold-water seas that teem with seabirds, sea lions and humpback whales. Wild rivers, rich with salmon, weave from the sea through the rainforest floor and bring life to thousands of plant and animal species including the grizzlies, black bears