Forbes: Dr. Schwarcz comments on whether natural products can protect us from mosquitos with West Nile Virus

Published: 19 July 2013

Almost 40,000 people in the United States developed West Nile virus last year and 1,549 died because of it. Compare that to 1999, the first year the disease was seen in North America, when only 62...

One of the first reviews of "Is That a Fact?"

Published: 8 May 2014

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The Science of the 10 Plagues

Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:00to12:45

Join Dr. Joe Schwarcz for his talk on "The Science of the 10 Plagues." Segal Centre, CA, 5170 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road Montreal, Quebec, CA/ossCategory: Public lectures Faculty of Science

Book Launch: Is That a Fact?

Published: 11 April 2014

Date: May 8, 2014 Time: 7-9pm Location: Atwater Library  -- 1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount RSVP: jenna [at]

Alumnus Lorne Trottier donates $15M to McGill for science, engineering

Published: 7 November 2012

High-tech entrepreneur’s gift will create two institutes and funds a symposium......

Online course offers Food for Thought on ever-changing information

Published: 17 January 2014

What is it like to teach a class of more than 20,000 students? I don’t know, but I’m about to find out. Colleagues David Harpp and Ariel Fenster and I have been selected to offer McGill’s first ...

2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

Monday, September 28, 2015toTuesday, September 29, 2015

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts,...

"Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts and Myths"

Saturday, August 10, 2013 13:00to14:00

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will peak your interest with the "Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts & Myths" where he will trace the path between fear-mongerers and chemical enthusiasts in agriculture....

Dr. Joe and The Food Babe

Published: 18 July 2014

I spent quite some time talking with the reporter who wrote this story about the Food Babe. She did quote me correctly but as far as having lots of fans and "some" critics goes...well those "some"...


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