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.
In an international study, researchers at University of Heidelberg and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute at McGill University report in the journal Nature that people who live or were raised in cities show distinct differences in activity in certain brain regions than those who aren't city dwellers…
After Chernobyl, what did public health officials learn about dealing with Japan's nuclear meltdown?
Along with finger painting and story time, Canadian preschools are also spilling over with ethnic tension, according to a study released by Concordia University.
Nuclear weapons hang over humanity like the sword of Damocles. Catastrophic destruction is held back by the slender thread of the nuclear weapon states' non-decision to ‘use' this apocalyptic capability again — since the devastation of August 1945.
Les hôpitaux sont des milieux hostiles pour les aînés, affirme le ministre de la Santé, Yves Bolduc. Pour améliorer la situation et éviter que les personnes âgées ne ressortent "encore plus malades" d'un séjour à l'hôpital, le gouvernement a investi 300 000$, hier, au Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM), qui veut devenir le premier hôpital "ami des aînés" au Québec.
(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): "Celebrity chefs are cooking up a storm these days. But at least one is also brewing up a controversy. Jamie Oliver opened up quite a can of worms with his plan to improve the food served in Los Angeles schools…"
McGill University’s position as an international centre for green chemistry was cemented Friday when the American Chemical Society (ACS) chose it to host the green chemistry summer school for the second time in 10 years.
Desautels' Reuven Brenner: "Japan's so-called "lost" two decades are often invoked as an example of what might happen when financial bubbles burst, and, if following them, of what happens when governments do not adjust their monetary and fiscal policies 'properly'…"
À quelques jours de son 60e anniversaire, Ayman al-Zawahiri vient de recevoir le cadeau dont il rêvait depuis des décennies?: se hisser au poste de grand patron d'une organisation de l'envergure d'Al-Qaïda.