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Could climbing chalk protect you from more than rips?

16 Jun 2022

If you have ever written anything on a chalkboard, you know the powdery feeling left on your hands after holding a piece of chalk. While that residue may feel annoying when you try to go on with...

The Problems with Adaptogens

9 Jun 2022

Mark my words: long COVID will be a magnet for quacks.

How to Social Distance in a University Residence Hall

3 Jun 2022

Living for two semesters in McGill’s Upper Residence dorms, I dodged COVID-19 against all odds....

A Future-Proof Coronavirus Vaccine

28 Apr 2022

You may remember learning about Newton’s third law in school. It states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. A classic example would be a rocket being propelled forward by...

Navigating False Negatives on COVID Rapid Tests

5 Apr 2022

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

The Masked Kids Are Alright

25 Feb 2022

It is easy to raise the spectre of science to scare people. Talk about a new vaccine technology messing with your DNA and you’ve conjured up instant anxiety. It is an especially potent technique...

'Natural immunity' to COVID has its limits

25 Feb 2022

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette


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