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A facial scrub with that MRI?

Published: 21Nov2012

The term “medical tourism” may conjure images of clinics in far-flung countries that offer a tempting proposition: world travel and cut-rate surgery. Yet a Quebec clinic hopes that Canadians will...

Talking management: The CEO isn't the only leader

Published: 21Nov2012

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks with MIT’s Deborah Ancona. "…Distributive leadership is a term that we have recently developed...

Bringing the "Voice of God" to TV audio

Published: 21Nov2012

The addition of speaker channels above the familiar 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound array can recreate an exceptionally lifelike ambient soundfield, and enables much more accurate localization of aerial...

Q&A with university leaders

Published: 21Nov2012

Heather Munroe-Blum - Appointed in 2003 at McGill University. What is the biggest challenge your successor faces? No matter what the challenges are, the job is an exhilarating one, the people...

Vinegar health claims leave a bitter taste

Published: 19Nov2012

(Joe Schwarcz): In 218 BC, the Carthaginian general Hannibal crossed the Alps with his elephants to settle a score with Rome. The perilous journey almost came to an end at what looked like an...

Twitter is safer in America

Published: 19Nov2012

Two men this week confronted unproven sexual accusations that may ruin their reputations.  The incidents, which took place on different sides of the Atlantic, raise questions about how the law...

Do books matter? And if so,why?

Published: 19Nov2012

(Review) The poor book. The poor book publisher. Is there any other industry that labours under such a poignant threat of obsolescence? Or produces such large quantities of unsaleable items? Now...

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