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The Strange Case of Dr. Cahill and Ms. Hyde

13 Aug 2021

“If you’re under, like, 70 or 65 and you’ve no underlying conditions, this is all a hoax.” You’d be forgiven for thinking that this wild assertion about a pandemic that has killed over 4.3 million...

Disinfectants: To Spray or Not To Spray, That Is The Question

3 Dec 2020

"The presence of a chemical does not equate to the presence of risk.” I have often used that argument when talking about potentially toxic substances that are present in the environment.

How Long Does the COVID Virus Live on Surfaces?

16 Oct 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

(June 18, 2020) COVID and More: Conversations with the McGill OSS

18 Jun 2020

Joe Schwarcz, Jonathan Jarry, and Emily Shore discuss a whole host of topics (some COVID, some not) on this week's "COVID and More". "Flushable" wipes, essential oils, design of a toilet seat,...

(May 14, 2020) COVID-19 and More: Conversations with the McGill OSS

14 May 2020

This week's "COVID and More: Conversations with the McGill OSS" took a deep dive into face masks, Kawasaki Disease, buying food (and coffee, Emily Shore misses hers), different strains of the virus...

Dentistry in the Age of COVID-19

6 May 2020

It’s definitely a lousy time to have a toothache. The recent pandemic has severely restricted access to dental care with most practitioners limited to practicing tele-dentistry, which surprisingly...

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