THE CONVERSATION | Canada’s unsung female heroes of life sciences

Published: 12Feb2018

"Largely unknown by Canada’s decision-makers in government, industry and even the general public, their work is unheralded by ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Their relative obscurity in Canada, then and...

24 MATINS | Et si Alzheimer n’était pas une maladie complètement neurodégénérative?

Published: 8Feb2018

Pour le professeur Salah El Mestikawy de l’université McGill à Montréal, “La plupart de ces baisses n’apparaissent qu’aux stades les plus tardifs de la maladie, à tel point que cette perte pourrait...

WASHINGTON POST | The weight of the words

Published: 8Feb2018

Jacob Levy offers a deeply thoughtful meditation on Trump’s use of language — on the power it has exerted over Republican voters and the GOP Congress, and on the folly of imagining that his words...

GAZETTE | RBC eyes AI opportunities in Montreal as the banking market changes

Published: 8Feb2018

First launched in Toronto and Edmonton in 2016, Borealis AI is RBC’s AI research lab. The Montreal location will be at the corner of St-Urbain and St-Zotique Sts, where an area formerly dominated...

How viruses disarm the immune system

Published: 5Feb2018

How do viruses that cause chronic infections, such as HIV or hepatitis C virus, manage to outsmart their hosts’ immune systems?...

Nutritionally speaking, soy milk is best plant-based milk

Published: 29Jan2018

How healthy is your almond milk really? It may taste good and may not cause you any of the unpleasant reactions caused by cow’s milk. But though plant-based milk beverages of this kind have been on...

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Published: 6Feb2018

We all know people who, seemingly incapable of living without the bright screen of their phone for more than a few minutes, are constantly texting and checking out what friends are up to on social...

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6Feb2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.