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Vitamin D linked to cancer prevention

Published: 26Nov2012

A growing body of evidence suggests that the sunshine vitamin can do more than increase bone strength, leading many researchers to pop mega doses of vitamin D in an attempt to ward off a host of...

Bloodsuckers: The storied medical history of leeches

Published: 26Nov2012

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): What did the jockey who never lost a race whisper into the horse's ear? Roses are red violets are blue Horses that lose are made into glue! OK, so it's a groaner...

Women at business school - Nancy Adler

Published: 26Nov2012

The artist and professor advises women to look for ways in which being female is an advantage in their industry. Read more at Financial Times

China the subtle superpower

Published: 26Nov2012

Tom Velk and Olivia Gong say while China shows all the usual traits of a conventional great power, the West needs to accept that the way it wields its influence is also very different. [Tom Velk is...

Rock of Ageism

Published: 26Nov2012

When longevity is a plus in the arenas of jazz, blues and country, do aging rockers face scorn? When Dave Brubeck last made one of his semi-regular appearances at the Montreal International Jazz...

A facial scrub with that MRI?

Published: 21Nov2012

The term “medical tourism” may conjure images of clinics in far-flung countries that offer a tempting proposition: world travel and cut-rate surgery. Yet a Quebec clinic hopes that Canadians will...

Talking management: The CEO isn't the only leader

Published: 21Nov2012

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks with MIT’s Deborah Ancona. "…Distributive leadership is a term that we have recently developed...

Bringing the "Voice of God" to TV audio

Published: 21Nov2012

The addition of speaker channels above the familiar 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound array can recreate an exceptionally lifelike ambient soundfield, and enables much more accurate localization of aerial...

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