Human activity has radically shifted ecosystems and wreaked havoc on biodiversity in the last 50 years. Is it too late to reverse the trend? Get the full story We Are Fundamentally Altering Life on Earth
Doctors may soon have a new tool to fight antibiotic-resistant infections: a biosensor that provides an instant diagnosis, even in remote settings. Get the full story Hitting Back Against Bacterial Infections
A study has found a correlation between the seasons and older adults' cognitive abilities, which could lead to new Alzheimer's treatments. Get the full story ‘Tis the Season for Dementia Symptoms
Surgical plans are imperfect guides, but new technological tools could help lighten the load for surgeons doing complex, delicate work. Get the full story Helping Surgeons Live in the Moment
A Canadian student's analysis of a pair of rare microbes is calling into question the deepest branches of how we classify living organisms. Get the full story Reimagining How the Tree of Life Grows
The blinking lights and pleasing sounds found at a casino aren't just for ambiance: they can actually encourage riskier decision-making. Get the full story For Gamblers, It’s About the Flash and the Cash
A landmark study has analyzed a quarter-century of firearm mortality data from 195 countries. Where does Canada sit, and what must change? Get the full story The Smoking Gun on Global Mortality Rates
Despite its small population and limited resources, Canada remains cutting-edge thanks to targeted funding in areas of scientific strength. Get the full story How Does Canada Foster World-Class Research?
The case of a contagious cancer among Tasmanian devils may lead researchers to new stem cell therapies that come with lower cancer risks. Get the full story Could Tasmanian Devils Help Us Avoid Cancer?
Children are exposed to thousands of food ads per year on social media, most of them for unhealthy junk. Is there any way to stop it? Get the full story Social Media Are Like Kids in a Candy Store