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A better way to make chemicals?

Published: 3Dec2012

Bulk solvents, widely used in the chemical industry, pose a serious threat to human health and the environment. As a result, there is growing interest in avoiding their use by relying on ...

Annual Killam Prize Symposium at Rideau Hall broadcast

30Nov201221:00

On November 20, 2012 His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, hosted the 1st Annual Killam Prize Symposium at Rideau Hall. The topic of the symposium was “How...

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...

Change and Continuity: Mintzberg and Kotter agree

Published: 26Nov2012

(Desautels' Karl Moore): “It seems every Business School professor starts by saying how much the world has changed” – that was Henry Mintzberg’s opening to a session on change, not unsurprisingly...

McGill receiver wins CIS rookie of the year

Published: 26Nov2012

McGill wide receiver Shaquille Johnson received the Peter Gorman Trophy, emblematic of the rookie-of-the-year award in CIS football, during the CFL Player Awards ceremony in Toronto Thursday night....

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...

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