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The Food Babe Decoded

Published: 15Mar2015

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best...

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

15May201813:00
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14:30

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

Top Posts of 2017 - Chosen By You!

25 Dec 2017

From petri-dish hamburgers to anti-masturbation corn flakes, 2017 has been an interesting year at the OSS. Going through our website, and selecting our favourite and craziest science stories was no...

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...

The Food Babe and her hero

20 Mar 2017

The "Food Babe," a lady who blogs about food issues, is a continuous source of comic relief for the scientifically minded but for many members of the public she is a respected "whistleblower" who...

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?

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...

Science Rendez-vous

9May201513:00
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As part of  "Science Rendez-vous," celebrated across the country on Saturday May 9, we will be presenting the "Science of Magic" and "Fun with Chemistry" at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building....

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