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Lower costs lure American students to Canadian schools

Published: 12Nov2012

More American teenagers are thinking about picking up a passport and heading abroad for their college years as a way of attending a top-rated school at a lower cost, Canadian and British college...

Joe Schwarcz: investigates 'good' and 'bad' in food

Published: 12Nov2012

Once upon a time, we used to sit down to dinner and all that mattered was what the food tasted like. If it pleased the palate, we ate it. Oh, how times have changed! Now the dinner table has become...

New pill to cut chance of a stroke

Published: 9Nov2012

Cholesterol sufferers could soon take a simple pill which keeps levels under control and protects them against heart disease or a stroke. The daily wonder pill has been hailed as a new fat buster...

Talking management: The power of making people laugh

Published: 9Nov2012

Karl Moore of Desautels Faculty of Management talks with Peter McGraw, a professor of marketing at the University of Colorado, about the place of humour at work. Read more at Globe and Mail

Melting in the Andes: Good bye glaciers

Published: 9Nov2012

From the shade of an adobe house overlooking Peru's Santa River, Jimmy Melgarejo squints at the dual peaks of Mount Huascarán looming against a cloudless sky. “The snow keeps getting farther away,”...

Science Journalist Jay Ingram exposes a side of hockey

Published: 9Nov2012

How light can you make a skate? How bendy can you make a composite stick before its shooting utility breaks? What’s the optimal time to pull a goalie? The hidebound world of hockey is resting more...

Newsmaker: Dr. Joe Schwarcz: You are what you eat

Published: 9Nov2012

Dr. Joe Schwarcz talked to Paul Karwatsky about how what you eat will have an effect on your health. This will be the topic of the Lorne Trottier Pubic Science Symposium at the Centre Mont Royal....

New director at the Neuro

Published: 9Nov2012

Dr. Guy Rouleau, a clinician and neuroscientist who has studied the genetic causes of epilepsy, schizophrenia and other illnesses of the brain, has been appointed director of the Montreal...

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