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THE GUARDIAN | Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Published: 12Jun2019

Last month, the taxi company Uber began trialling a suite of new features for users of its Exec service – including a button you can activate if you want to mute your driver. “Quiet preferred” is...

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Why we vaccinate babies against hepatitis B

Published: 12Jun2019

There is a common perception that hepatitis B is a disease of adults, transmitted via sexual intercourse or needles. If that were the case, vaccinating babies would be nonsensical.

McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the Human Cell Atlas Initiative

Published: 11Jun2019

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation today announced $468,860 in collaborative funding to support ethical...

NATIONAL POST | Canadian MDs to restart hearts of the recently dead as new source of donor hearts

Published: 11Jun2019

Doctors in Canada are preparing to restart the hearts of the recently declared dead, a move experts say will lead to a desperately needed new source of donor hearts....

GLOBAL NEWS | Montrealers cheer for Toronto Raptors on Peel Street

Published: 11Jun2019

Thousands of Montrealers are out on Peel Street Monday night doing the unthinkable: cheering for a Toronto sports team....

Inducing seizures to stop seizures

Published: 11Jun2019

Cortical stimulation-induced seizures have the potential to guide epilepsy surgery, significantly reducing hospital stays...

CTV | Couples struggling to conceive are better off not smoking pot

Published: 10Jun2019

Men and women who smoke marijuana could be adding to their infertility woes if they are already struggling to start a family, says an obstetrician-gynecologist who is calling for more research into...

GLOBAL NEWS | Entomologists fear urban beekeeping could be putting wild bees at risk

Published: 10Jun2019

Some entomologists are sounding the alarm that native bees could be in danger of being wiped out, because of the popularity of urban beekeeping....

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