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The autism project: to get your child diagnosed

Published: 12Nov2012

Neuroscientist Mayada Elsabbagh has spent her career unravelling the mysteries of the infant brain. She studies neural pathways. She uses high-tech sensors and infrared eye-trackers to examine the...

City honours veterans at McGill

Published: 12Nov2012

Under overcast skies on the athletic grounds of McGill University, veterans, politicians and everyday folk, the overwhelming majority wearing a poppy over their hearts, gathered Sunday morning to...

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...

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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