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BY SHAUNA MCGINN | June 24 2022

Learning a second language sparks new connections in the brain that are stored as cognitive reserve.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | May 19 2022

Concordia professor curates historical exhibition of Black Canadian works.

BY BRIAN OWENS | May 04 2022

How COVID-19 has transformed the way we publish and report on scientific research.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | April 27 2022

Looking back on a century of scientific growth.

BY ELIZABETH HOWELL | April 20 2022

Renewed international interest in our closest celestial neighbour is giving academics a chance to build out Canada’s space exploration expertise.

BY DIANE PETERS | March 17 2022

Scientists are turning to small lab-grown cell clusters to probe basic questions, model diseases and test drugs.

BY KERRY BANKS | March 15 2022

The perfectly preserved specimen is currently housed at the Yingliang Stone Nature History Museum in China.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | March 10 2022

Mechatronics researchers will be exploring the capabilities of Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot over the next three years.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | February 15 2022

Project aims to show it’s possible to remove gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere and store it beneath the seabed.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | February 04 2022

A new Canada Foundation for Innovation survey finds that while young people generally trust science, action is still needed to improve literacy.

BY ELIZABETH HOWELL | February 03 2022

‘We need more breakthrough technologies, and we need more ideas,’ says one chemical engineer.

BY JENNIFER QUESNEL | January 19 2022

Home to one of Canada’s only Level 3 biosafety labs, VIDO was one of the first in the country to isolate SARS-CoV-2.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | January 18 2022

The Earthquake Engineering Research Facility is studying the dangers of seismic instability.

BY BECKY RYNOR | January 11 2022

Marine biologist Shane Gero studies how sperm whales live. Now he wants to know what they are talking about.

BY PIERRE BLAIS | January 10 2022

Quebec adventurers spent months crossing Canada from north to south while participating in three research projects.

BY KERRY BANKS | January 05 2022

After prolonged delays, many academics are hoping to restart their stalled research projects.

BY DIANE PETERS | December 13 2021

Computer scientists and statisticians are starting to create datasets that mimic important properties of the real thing, which could help ease privacy concerns.

BY BLANE HARVEY, ALAIN BOURQUE, YING SYUAN HUANG & ANNE DEBRABANDERE | November 05 2021

COVID-19 has forced academic conferencing online. As we emerge from the pandemic, we mustn’t return to the ‘old normal.’

BY KERRY BANKS | October 21 2021

A UBC biologist is advising residents not to feed the wildlife.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 20 2021

Advocates of ‘humanistic math’ are on a mission to help schoolchildren from all backgrounds see the world differently.