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CTV Montreal: Dr. Joe Schwarcz on the dangers of E.coli

Thu, 2014-01-16 05:22

Many strains of E.coli are necessary for human digestion, but O157:H7 can be deadly.

 

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Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?

Fri, 2014-01-17 09:00
Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents: " Food-Is There a Solution to the Confusion?" 
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The Mystery of Ageing

Mon, 2014-01-13 14:00
Dr. Joe Schwarcz presents a talk "The Mystery of Ageing"  
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CSI: Dr. Oz’s Questionable Wizardry

Sun, 2013-12-29 12:46

SKEPTICAL INQUIRER: Miracles are pretty rare events. Except on television’s Dr. Oz Show, where they appear with astonishing frequency. Oz of course doesn’t claim to raise the dead or part the Red Sea, but he does raise people’s hopes of parting with their flab. And he’s certainly not shy about flinging the word miracle about. But it seems miracles fade as quickly as they appear.

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2013 Frontiers of Science Award Lecture

Thu, 2013-12-12 11:30

Joe Schwarcz is the recipient of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Frontiers of Science Award, the Society's premier prize. He will be presenting the award lecture on December 12 at the Society's Annual Meeting in New York. December 12, New York Hilton, 11:30 AM

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Celebrity Science

Fri, 2013-11-22 11:30

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be giving a lecture at the Quebec Teachers Association.

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SPEAQ’s 41st Annual Convention

Thu, 2013-11-14 00:00 - Sat, 2013-11-16 11:30

This year’s theme is “The Future Is Now!” What is the inspiration behind this theme? Since the renouveau pédagogique is fully implemented in schools across the province of Quebec... where do we go now? SPEAQ believes that we need to consolidate what we have gained knowledge of by reflecting and building on our experiences in order to increase our success as teachers and specialists.

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Sense, Nonsense and Science

Sat, 2013-11-02 (All day)

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be speaking at the BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association annual banquet. 

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Eating Right: Is There a Solution to the Confusion?

Sat, 2013-10-19 13:00 - 14:30
Leacock Building Lobby : 845 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal, Quebec CANADA

Eating has become a confusing experience. Every day brings news about some "miracle food": tomatoes prevent cancer, flax seed prevents heart disease or soybeans ease menopause symptoms. Should we be worried about genetic modification, aspartame, MSG, or the safety of dietary supplements? Dr. Joe will cite the science as he guides us through the nutritional maze.

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