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Identical twins are genetically different

Published: 12Nov2012

Even though identical twins supposedly share all of their DNA, they acquire hundreds of genetic changes early in development that could set them on different paths, according to new research. The...

Life at McGill for Elizabeth Waterston during WWII

Published: 12Nov2012

Elizabeth Hillman Waterston started her first week at McGill University in 1939, during the first week of World War Two.  On campus, they were enjoying torchlight football parades and dances at the...

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, falls on Nov. 13

Published: 9Nov2012

For about a billion revelers around the world, that means it's time to start thinking about sweets -- specifically the South Asian confections called mithai. […] "Sweets are a sign of positive...

It's time to rebalance our sectors and society

Published: 9Nov2012

(Henry Mintzberg) Governments and corporations can't be relied upon to provide solutions to our biggest problems – instead we must look to ourselves. That we face serious problems – poverty amid...

Higher rates of C. Difficile detection for better tests

Published: 9Nov2012

A sensitive diagnostic test implemented last year at the Royal Victoria Hospital is showing consistently higher rates of detection for a potentially fatal superbug than a test currently used at...

Hospitals go beyond "Do not resuscitate"

Published: 9Nov2012

New Brunswick's largest health authority announced this week it will move from a do or do not resuscitate policy to one that gives patients more choices about end-of-life care, as hospital...

Another nail-biting evening - but not much will change

Published: 9Nov2012

(History professor Gil Troy): With many pollsters declaring today’s presidential election “too close to call,” Americans face the third of four nail-biting Election Days since 2000. Barack Obama’s...

Weather girl dreams

Published: 9Nov2012

HuffPost College asked winners of the Undergraduate Awards - an international academic awards program that identifies top students across the globe through their innovative undergraduate research -...

Cancer trials can lack clear information on biopsies

Published: 9Nov2012

People participating in cancer drug trials aren't always given the most straightforward explanation of possible risks and benefits from invasive procedures that may be involved, according to a new...

The man or the platform?

Published: 9Nov2012

(History professor Gil Troy): Mitt Romney and Barack Obama appear to agree about at least one thing on this tense Election Day: They are standing on mutually exclusive party platforms, offering...

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