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Montreal Gazette - Planning traffic for 50 years from now

Wed, 2011-06-29 12:00

"Before Expo 67 and the 1976 Olympics, we missed glorious opportunities to plan the transportation infrastructure for the Greater Montreal Area in the 21st Century…"

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National Post, Macleans et al. - Companies must step up R&D to push innovation, report says

Tue, 2011-06-28 12:00

Taxpayers just aren't doing enough to support private-sector research and innovation, a government-run think-tank has found.

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Postmedia - Digital projection may sound death knell for drive-ins

Fri, 2011-06-24 12:00

Like ice cream, camping and baseball, drive-in theatres are a summertime symbol of a carefree childhood for millions of Canadians.

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Montreal Gazette - Apple-picking of data leaves bad taste

Sat, 2011-06-25 12:00

(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."

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New Scientist - Unzipped chromosomes pass on parental stress

Mon, 2011-06-27 12:00

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.

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Montreal Gazette - Supervising kids in the digital playground

Sat, 2011-07-02 12:00

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.

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Mother Jones - Overworked America: 12 charts that will make your blood boil

Tue, 2011-06-28 12:00

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).

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Globe and Mail - Get well soon, guys: 'Man flu' is real, study finds

Mon, 2011-06-27 12:00

Just because a guy cowers in bed with aches and chills, while his girlfriend barely catches the sniffles, doesn’t make him a wuss.

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Globe and Mail - Canada: A trading nation, but not a nation of traders

Mon, 2011-06-27 12:00

The rise of China, India, Brazil and other emerging economies in the global economy are transforming the competitive dynamics driving industry today.

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Montreal Gazette, National Post - Pfizer awards McGill researchers neuropathic pain research awards

Wed, 2011-06-22 12:00

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.

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