Canada’s most exciting medical research competition, a stranded whale’s courageous escape, a free online health and nutrition course from Stanford, and a fascinating comparison of the largest stars in the universe. This week’s Good News.

Here’s a refreshing twist on your typical reality TV competition: on September 30th, tune in to Angel’s Den to witness six teams of stellar Canadian scientists pitch their medical research for the chance to win funding and bring their ideas to life. You get to vote, too! Follow the link to RSVP in advance.

Want to increase your knowledge of food and nutrition? Stanford is offering an Introduction to Food and Health course online free through Coursera. Check it out for an in-depth discussion of contemporary food trends and some practical tips on how to eat better for a healthier life.

Who doesn’t love whales? Crocodiles, apparently. Luckily, this brave humpback whale escaped a crocodile-infested river in Australia completely unscathed after being stranded there for two weeks. Enjoy your newfound freedom, buddy!

Did you know that our sun is really small in the grand scheme of the universe? Check out this mind-blowing video from science YouTube channel “Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell” comparing the sizes of the largest stars ever detected. Want to see some more amazing size comparisons? Check out their new app!

Awww of the week: The happiest little alarm clock a person could ask for.

See you next week!

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