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Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?


Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents: " Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?"  /ossCategory: Public outreach Public lectures Faculty of Science

The Food Babe Decoded

Published: 15Mar2015

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best...

Mind the Gap


A special discussion on the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods will take place on November 6 at 6 PM with representatives from both the "pro" and "con" sides, including from...

More Oz Folly

Published: 27Jan2014

Dr. Oz has absolutely gone haywire. In pushing the "alkaline" diet he takes a piece of kidney and pours acid on it to show how it disintegrates and infers this is happening in the body. This is...

“Science and Nonsense” Conference


Repêchage will host a one-day conference titled “Science and Nonsense: Hear from the Experts and Get the Facts about the Beauty Industry.” The presentation will feature keynote speakers,...

2014 SPMAO Annual Conference Speakers


 Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting talks on:...

Keeping our balance - a tale of two systems

Published: 11Nov2016

The transition from being sea creatures to living on land, even if it happened over 300 million years ago, seems to have left its traces on the way we keep our balance today....

Sense, Nonsense and Science


Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be speaking at the BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association annual banquet. /ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences