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Expert: Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Published: 12Jul2017

"One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up." (CBC)

Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

Published: 12Jul2017

Researchers develop method that could one day be used in brain trauma lawsuits...

What would Rorschach tell you about you?

Published: 11Jul2017

“For me, what was really interesting is the way that these tests offer people a language of the self – a vocabulary or an idiom for talking about who they are and what they want, and what kinds of...

Lost in translation: To the untrained zebra finch ear, jazzy courtship songs fall flat

Published: 10Jul2017

Zebra finches brought up without their fathers don’t react to the singing of potential suitors in the same way that female birds usually do, hinting that the environment in which the birds are...

Interest rates - Bank of Canada meeting (July 12, 2017)

Published: 11Jul2017

“For months the consensus has been that interest rates in Canada would remain stable right into 2018. Now Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz and his colleagues are dropping broad hints that the...

Venezuela: Peace offering from Maduro

Published: 10Jul2017

“The transfer of Venezuela's most prominent political prisoner from a military stockade to house arrest was widely viewed as a peace offering by President Nicolas Maduro to opponents who have led...

We’re ceding ground in the war against infant mortality

Published: 10Jul2017

This would only hurt our efforts to reduce infant mortality. Jay Kaufman, a co-author of the JAMA study and a professor at McGill University, put it simply: “Wanted pregnancies are healthier than...

Expert: preventing concussions this summer

Published: 6Jul2017

This summer, whether in summer camps or sports leagues, children will practise outdoor sports. However, parents and educators need to be aware of the risk of head injury and concussion. Professor...

Expert : Rising Tension with North Korea

Published: 6Jul2017

“President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm...

City working with Molson-Coors on relocation plan in Montreal, Coderre says

Published: 6Jul2017

The current brewery “belongs to an era where even industrial architecture was beautifully built,” says Avi Friedman, an architecture professor at McGill University, who wants it to be preserved. ...

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