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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

Saturday, May 9, 2015 13:00to15:00

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....

Book Launch!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 17:30

Joe Schwarcz’s new book, “Monkeys, Myths and Molecules” is to be launched at the McGill University bookstore on May 12 at 5:30. Everyone is invited to hear some fun stories and even experience a...

2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

Monday, September 28, 2015toTuesday, September 29, 2015

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts,...

CTV Montreal: Artificial sweeteners, low-fat diet

Published: 30 December 2014

Click here to see Dr. Joe Schwarcz on CTV Montreal news

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