Author Archives: Liron Kvat

Stop and Smell the Flowers… While You Still Can?

Ever wondered how bees find their pollinating flowers from so far away? How do they know where to go? Flowers produce a mixture of scents that attract pollinators, allowing for the plant-insect interaction. This scent has the ability to travel … Continue reading

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Progress in Malaria Research

Steps have been taken in sub-Saharan Africa in an attempt to increase the areas of irrigated agriculture. The development of more crops such as rice, corn and sugarcane provides food security for the continent, but as it unfortunately turns out, … Continue reading

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Moose Saliva does WHAT?

     A very interesting article has recently been brought to my attention and I could not pass the opportunity to write a post about it!      Researchers at York University (a.k.a. our very own Dr. Bazely!) discovered that … Continue reading

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The Glendon Assignment- Riverbank 1

         Some of the goals pertaining to the Don river restoration efforts  include better management and/or restoration of the river flow regime. Some of the problems that are currently afflicting the watershed include flooding, erosion of the … Continue reading

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My Summer in London, England

This summer I came to the realization that after a long four years of studying and working, I have become tired, unimpressed, and seriously bored. Shortly after acknowledging this shift in mood, I took matters into my own hands and … Continue reading

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