Muzzling of Canadian federal scientists makes international headlines

AAAS session documents problems for Canadian science writers. Attendees at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science heard from reporters that the Canadian federal government […]

Seeking research partnerships in emerging countries

Canada looks to Brazil, India for grad students and research partners. In a globalized world where emerging countries aim to become major players in scientific research, universities across Canada would […]

Can we live forever?

Futurist Aubrey de Grey says so IN THE LAST CENTURY, we have increased our life expectancy by around 30 years. But that is nothing compared to what we may soon […]

Genome of a killer

We’ve all heard of the human genome. Animal and even bacterial genomes – sure. But what about the genome of cancer? Scientists are hot on its trail, too. DESPITE MANY […]


Childbirth later in life? The future, where women in their late 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond could get pregnant and carry a child to term, is now. But, Véronique Morin […]