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Canada’s Carbon Policies Try to Provide Something for Everyone

This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. On Tuesday, July 26, Future Tense and the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute will host an event in Washington, D.C., on what it will take for North America to fulfill its energy potential. Show More Summary

Echo Victor - Intercepted Signals

Sounds like: Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, King of the Mountains Song: Echo Victor - Intercepted Signals What's so good? The universe, dude, what a place. Clearly Echo Victor have been to space. Most likely chilled with a couple really...Show More Summary

UNESCO — with its "World Heritage" site designation — honors Le Corbusier and snubs Frank Lloyd Wright.

The test is “outstanding universal value” to humanity, and as The Washington Post presents it...Among the nearly two-dozen new sites inscribed on the list are Canada’s Mistaken Point, rough Newfoundland cliffs studded with some of the...Show More Summary

A New Type of Horned Dinosaur Named “Hannah”

“Hannah” A New Species of Late Cretaceous Ceratopsian PhD student Scott Persons (University of Alberta, Canada) is one of that admirable breed of young scientists, someone who simply exudes enthusiasm and passion for his work.  In the summer of 2015, at a dig site just outside the Dinosaur Provincial Park, Scott spotted the large nasal […]

Pokémon Go, Jillian Weiss, Canada, Grindr, Non-Swimming Dog, Universal Gear, Rachel Hoff: NEWS

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

CANADA. Anglican Church votes against same-sex unions: “More than 200 delegates attending the six-day General Synod 2016 north of Toronto narrowly rejected the resolution after more than 60 speakers made their points, with most speaking...Show More Summary

A joint study by Canada's York University and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health examines oxytocin's role in binge eatin

July 12, 2016, Porto, Portugal - A study by York University researcher Caroline Davis and her colleagues at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is the first to demonstrate that variants of the Oxytocin Receptor (OXTR) gene contribute to why some of us overeat or engage in episodes of binge eating. Show More Summary

Guest Contribution: “Importer and Exporter Market Share in Exchange Rate Pass-Through”

Today we are pleased to present a guest contribution written by Michael Devereux at the University of British Columbia and Wei Dong and Ben Tomlin at the Bank of Canada. The views expressed below are those of the authors and do not represent those of the Bank of Canada. This post is based on a […]

Religious People Might Think Online Sexual Habits are Harmful, But They’re Also the Worst Offenders

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a fascinating new study published in June, researchers from two universities in Canada wanted to understand how Americans felt about recent scientific findings which revealed that a higher percentage of people in “more religious”Show More Summary

'Secret Life of Pets' chows down on both 'Dory' and box office records

Taking a bite out of the competition — and a box office record — “The Secret Life of Pets,” from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, pulled in an estimated $103.2 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada. This is the sixth-biggest opening for any animated film. Such a performance...

Canada steps up with a new NATO committment

Carleton University's Stephen Saideman on how Canada is viewed at the 2016 NATO summit held in Warsaw The post Canada steps up with a new NATO committment appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Brickbat: Freedom of Religion

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

The Ontario Court of Appeal, the province's highest court, has upheld the decision by the Law Society of Upper Canada not to accredit a Christian university's law school. The court found that Trinity Western University's "community covenant," which bars students from having sex outside heterosexual marriage, discriminates against gays and lesbians. Show More Summary

Last US Medical School That Used Live Animals In Teaching Surgery Ends Practice

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Cats, dogs and pigs will no longer be guinea pigs. Late last month, the last medical school in the U.S. and Canada to use live animals to teach surgical skills to students — the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga...Show More Summary

School of Medicine Expert Receives Two Innovation Grants in Pursuit of AIDS Cure

Jonathan Karn, PhD, an HIV/AIDS expert from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has received two Innovation research grants out of seven allocated in the United States and Canada as part of an international effort to find a scientific basis for a cure of HIV/AIDS by 2020

No Association Found Between Contrast Agents Used for MRIs and Nervous System Disorder

In a study appearing in the July 5 issue of JAMA, Blayne Welk, M.D., M.Sc., of Western University, London, Canada, and colleagues conducted a study to assess the association between gadolinium exposure and parkinsonism, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination.

What ‘The Purge’ Would Be Like In Canada (Video)

No Tim Hortons?! Universal’s The Purge is a socially relevant and politically charged franchise, but it avoids being preachy and hides its declarations within the actions of the characters. Still, it’s interesting to see The Purge: Election Year released so closely to the tragic violence here in America – I was sure it would be […]

U of S Research Suggests Indigenous Children Were Well-Nourished Before Residential Schools

Indigenous children in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada in the first half of the 20th century were at a healthy weight when they entered residential schools, according to new research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), a finding that has implications for health policy to address alarming rates of obesity and diabetes among Indigenous people.

Were the Very First Snakes Marine Animals?

New Research on Ancestral Snake Suggests Marine Origins Scientists from the University of Alberta (Canada), in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Toronto Mississauga, as well as with researchers from a number of academic...Show More Summary

With a cocktail of magic and fMRI, psychologists implant thoughts in people's minds

By guest blogger Vaughan BellCan you think a thought which isn’t yours? A remarkable new study, led by psychologist Jay Olson from McGill University in Canada, suggests you can. The research, published in Consciousness and Cognition,...Show More Summary

Greece and Canada Partner on Maritime Training

The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) and the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean have signed a signed a Bilateral

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