Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting a talk on "Scientific Illiteracy"
Why for years and years there were no red M&M's or how do they get that maraschino cherry to float in the syrup inside a Cherry Blossom? What is the link between the bombardier beetle at the V-2 rocket? Why does popcorn pop? Why are there holes in Swiss cheese? Have you ever considered why there are no nuts or grapes in Grape Nuts Flakes or why witches supposedly use broomsticks as a method of transportation? Why did Van Gogh mangle his ear? Were Agatha Christie's accounts of dastardly poisonings based on real science?
The lecture will given as part of a 24-hour Passover Seder Project - the first of its kind being held! Activities, lectures, games and even a guiness book world record. For more information, please click here.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz will discuss the science behind cosmetics
Dr. Joe Schwarcz & Dr. Adam Oliver Brown will speak at The Science, Technology and Society Speaker Series.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting: "Hey! There are Cockroaches in my Chocolate Ice Cream!"
Dr. Harriet Hall, also known as the SkepDoc, reviews Dr. Joe Schwarcz' latest book, "The Right Chemistry," and concludes that both him and his book do it just right.
To read the review, please click here.
Dr. Joe Schwracz and Dr. Andre Saine debate, Homeopathy: Mere Placebo or Great Medicine?
Part two of a 2-part debate on Naturopathic Medicine.
High-tech entrepreneur’s gift will create two institutes and funds a symposium...
MONTREAL — Philanthropist Lorne Trottier wants people to have a greater appreciation of science and engineering so he is donating $15 million to McGill University to help strengthen research and support outreach and public policy in those areas. The high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus will also help fund a public symposium on sustainable engineering in society in collaboration with the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz will take a look back at 2012 and apply a scientific lens to the year's events and discoveries.