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CTV The Social; Mythbusting the dangers of microwaves and other everyday items. May 5, 2015 [segment begins at 2:30]

CTV Canada AM; Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules: New Book Debunks Common Misconceptions. May 5, 2015

The Smart Palate cooks up winning recipe. McGill Reporter. July 7, 2015.

Are We Alone? The Montreal Gazette. September 30, 2014

No such thing as UFOs, says Trottier Symposium speaker. McGill Reporter. September 22, 2014.

Le Canada participera à la recherche de vie extraterrestre dans l’espace. L'actualite. October 4, 2014

Canada contributing to telescope involved in search for extraterrestrials. The Canadian Press. 2014

Experts discuss life in outer space. McGill Tribune, October 15, 2014.

Joe Schwarcz: Making Science Palatable without Trivializing it.  Canadian Jewish News, April 29, 2014. 

A Treatment for Chemophobia. Huffington Post, April 11, 2014.

The Wizardry of Dr. Oz. Philadelphia Inquirer, January 27, 2014.

McGill moves into the brave new world of MOOCs. McGill Reporter, October 24,2013.

John Ioannidis on flawed research; separating the wheat from the chaff. McGill Reporter, October 21, 2013. 

Michael Specter: Irrational rejection of science threatening our lives. McGill Reporter, October 17, 2013. 

Rejecting science a perilous path, writer argues. The Montreal Gazette, October 15, 2013. 

What's in a name? McGill Reporter, October 1, 2013. 

PCBs: Not what you thought  American Council on Science and Health, September 4, 2013.

The changing face of McGill medical students. August 9, 2013

Manitoba's pesticide ban grounded in emotion: KAP. July 5, 2013

Graduate research symposium draws high-profile keynote speakers. May 16, 2013

USA Today: Ten retailers urged to pull potentially toxic products. April 10, 2013

Dateline NBC: Hormone Disruptors. March 25, 2013

The Carl Sagan of Chemistry. Skeptic Vol. 18 No. 2, 2013

What You Think You Know (but Don’t) About Wise Eating. New York Times, December 31, 2012

Critics Notebook: Good Eating is not Rocket Science. The Montreal Gazette, November 27, 2012.

McGill series offers nourishing lectures. The Montreal Gazette, November 7, 2012.

Quackbuster Joe Schwarcz takes on charlatans. Maclean's, March 22, 2012.

La preuve nécessaire. La Presse, November 10, 2011.

Pseudoscience: From Quirks to Quacks. The Montreal Gazette, April 6, 2010.

Pseudoscience's human cost exposed at Trottier Symposium. The McGill Reporter, October 21, 2010.

Trottier Symposium to take on snake-oil salesmen and charlatans. The McGill Reporter, October 6, 2010.

James Randi: Amazing Pseudoscience Debunker. The McGill Reporter, October 6, 2010. 

The Diet Detective talks to nutrition expert Joe Schwarcz, chemistry professor at McGill University and author of An Apple A Day. Diet Detective, April 3, 2009.

Dr. Joe - everyone's favourite scientist.  The Montrealer, 2004.