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OSS 20th Anniversary Event: Talking Science in the Age of Fake News

Thursday, May 23, 2019 06:00to09:00

Event is SOLD OUT. A recording of the event will be available on YouTube following the event. Be sure to follow us on FB and Twitter for updates!Otto Maass Chemistry Building, 801 Sherbrooke Street...

OSS 20th Anniversary Event: Talking Science in the Age of Fake News

Thank you for joining the McGill Office for Science and Society celebrate our 20th anniversary! A video the evening can be viewed here or on our YouTube channel.

Dr. Joe Book Talk - Toronto Public Library, City Hall

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 13:00to14:30

Dr. Joe will discuss his new book, "A Feast of Science"!...

Is fish really brain food?

20 Mar 2017

Is fish really brain food? P.G. Wodehouse certainly thought so. In his wonderful “Jeeves” stories, Bertie Wooster encourages his brainy butler to eat more fish whenever a particularly challenging...

When it comes to insomnia, there’s no shortage of advice

20 Mar 2017

O sleep! O gentle sleep! / Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, / That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down / And steep my senses in forgetfulness?

Cancer Quackery Costs Lives

20 Mar 2017

“We've had more people reverse cancer than any institute in the history of health care, so when McGill fails, or Toronto hospitals fail, they come to us. It can be stage 4 cancer and we reverse it....

Beer Foam and Artificial Hips

20 Mar 2017

Forty eight years ago there was an epidemic of heart failure in Quebec City. The clue was that the thirty men affected were all beer drinkers. In a round about way, the culprit was the introduction...

Is There Something to Low Carb Diets like Atkins?

20 Mar 2017

Who would have guessed that a song by the Guess Who would become a health anthem? “Silent footsteps crowding me, Sudden darkness but I can see, No sugar tonight in my coffee, No sugar tonight in my...

Blackberries and Blue Tortillas

20 Mar 2017

Chop up and boil some purple cabbage. Take some of the juice, and add a little vinegar. It turns a bright red. Now add some baking soda and watch the juice turn blue. What’s going on? The color of...


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