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Climate change = a much greater diversity of species + a need to rethink conservation paradigms

Published: 15May2018

A team of researchers believe that Quebec’s protected areas are poised to become biodiversity refuges of continental importance. They used ecological niche modeling to calculate potential changes...

Expert: May 17 – International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Published: 14May2018

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed on May 17 every year and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBT rights violations and...

Expert: New volcanic lava fissure in Hawaii prompts more evacuations

Published: 14May2018

A new volcanic fissure on Hawaii's Big Island sent gases and lava exploding into the air, prompting officials to issue calls for more evacuations as residents awaited a possible major eruption at...

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

Published: 14May2018

A new volcanic fissure on Hawaii's Big Island sent gases and lava exploding into the air, prompting officials to issue calls for more evacuations as residents awaited a possible major eruption at...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Published: 11May2018

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective has recently been challenged as scientists have taken a...

Expert: Israel and Iran trade fire

Published: 11May2018

Iran says it is ready to restart its nuclear program on an "industrial scale" in the wake of the decision by US President Donald Trump to abandon the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions...

How heart tissue combines mechanical strength and electrical reliability

Published: 10May2018

The human heart can be viewed as both a mechanical and an electrical device – one that contracts and pumps billions of times over an average lifespan. How does it manage to achieve this feat...

Expert: Nursing shortages - National Nursing Week, May 7-13 2018

Published: 10May2018

The Comité jeunesse of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec believes that the clinical and academic milieu must individually and collectively ensure a better integration of new nursing...

Expert: Google Duplex / AI

Published: 10May2018

Google’s AI fest offers an ominous glimpse of the robot future: Machines fooling humans into thinking they are people raise obvious ethical concerns (source: Financial Times)

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