Taxpayers just aren't doing enough to support private-sector research and innovation, a government-run think-tank has found.
Like ice cream, camping and baseball, drive-in theatres are a summertime symbol of a carefree childhood for millions of Canadians.
(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): "It isn't often that I find myself in agreement with those gallant knights at the Environmental Working Group in the U.S., who are on a quest to rid the environment of all those nasty chemicals that lurk in our sunscreens, cosmetics, cleaning agents and, of course, in our food."
Mutant fruit flies have helped solve one of the biggest puzzles in genetics: how the stress of starvation or drug addiction can pass on its ill effects to the sufferer's children and grandchildren.
It's becoming common for parents to supply their children with a cellphone when they begin travelling to and from school alone. Suddenly kids can text, and if they've got a smart phone, they can surf the Internet, connecting them to Facebook and other social networking sites.
Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you. (Maps provided by McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy compare global policies on family-work balance issues).
Just because a guy cowers in bed with aches and chills, while his girlfriend barely catches the sniffles, doesn’t make him a wuss.
The rise of China, India, Brazil and other emerging economies in the global economy are transforming the competitive dynamics driving industry today.
Montreal-based Pfizer Canada Wednesday named two McGill University researchers among the 2010 recipients of its Neuropathic Pain Research Awards that recognize new approaches and advances in prevention and treatment.
It is quite remarkable that a handful of ideas from the field of neuroscience spread like wildfire through the popular media, thereby becoming part of our culture and worldview, while other ideas remain neglected, known only to a small group of experts.