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9 trucs pour prévenir le pire

Il en est pour l’Alzheimer comme pour les maladies cardio-vasculaires, certains cancers, le diabète, ou l’hypertension: pour les prévenir, mieux vaut bien manger, ne pas fumer, faire de l’exercice, éviter l’embonpoint. Le Journal de Montréal

Published: 15Jan2016

Snow soaks up pollutants from engine exhausts

Scientists in Canada have shown that snow acts as a sink for nanosized particles and certain organic constituents from car exhausts. Chemistry World

Published: 15Jan2016

Getting proteins to dance the ‘YMCA’

What study author and McGill University biochemist Martin Schmeing said about the new findings. Stat News

Published: 15Jan2016

The Canadian dollar

How low can it go? Economics professor Chris Ragan on the Canadian dollar dip. CBC As it Happens

Published: 14Jan2016

Les panneaux d’arrêt toutes directions à l’étude

Un projet pilote sera lancé à Montréal pour évaluer l’impact des panneaux d’arrêt installés à toutes les directions d’une intersection sur la cohabitation de la chaussée. Journal Métro

Published: 14Jan2016

Why bike lanes make people mad

Study suggests bias towards increased cycling infrastructure in areas. Washington Post

Published: 14Jan2016

Corus buys Shaw Media

"Toronto-based Corus Entertainment is buying Shaw Media from Shaw Communications in a $2.65-billion deal. The move shuffles ownership of 19 specialty TV channels including Global, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, HISTORY, Slice, National Geographic Channel and Showcase between two companies that are controlled by the Shaw family. Corus also owns a network of radio stations and the Nelvana animation studio." (Source: CBC)

Published: 14Jan2016

Canadian dollar's decline

The Canadian dollar has dropped below the 70-cent US level for the first time since May 2003 yesterday. It's still worth below 70-cent today. (Source: CBC and Google Finance)

Published: 13Jan2016