Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.
Major Upgrade Makes Managing Today's Ever-Growing Digital Media Stores Fast and Easy; Comprehensive Platform Sets the Bar High for Media Management
WATERLOO - Open Text Corporation announced Open Text Media Management 7, a major upgrade to its industry leading digital asset management solution, including a completely new user interface that makes finding, accessing and managing large volumes of digital media assets fast and easy.
Randstad releases the results of its quarterly work survey
MONTREAL - In a period of economic recovery, 35 percent of Canadian employees are "very satisfied" with their current employer, according to the latest Randstad quarterly work survey. Among the 23 countries surveyed, only Denmark and Norway achieved a higher satisfaction level with 36 percent.
New book by York U prof investigates birds’ clandestine behaviours
TORONTO - Why do birds divorce? What makes them cheat on their spouses? Why might couples favour one offspring over another? A new book by a York University professor delves into these and other aspects of the secret lives of birds.
GUELPH - BIOREM Inc. announced its results for the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2009. Biorem's complete fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and year-end financial statements and MD&A have been filed on SEDAR.
TORONTO - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released March preliminary housing starts data for the Kitchener Census Metropolitan Area(1) (CMA) today. Construction began on 185 homes, up from the 148 units started in the same month last year.
Hamilton - A new study led by the scientific director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research has uncovered how bacteria recognize and develop resistance to a powerful antibiotic used to treat superbug infections.
Hamilton - McMaster University will receive more than $9.5-million from the Ontario government, as part of the five-year Open Ontario plan to further enhance the high-quality education universities and colleges provide to a growing number of students.
A research team involving MUHC/McGill experts’ shows that chemical exposure before mid-30s may be critical in breast cancer development
Montreal - Women exposed to certain chemicals and pollutants before their mid-30s could have triple the risk of developing cancer after menopause, suggests the lastest study co-authored by Mark Goldberg, Medical Scientist at the MUHC, and France Labreche, of the National Institute of Public Health and the Université de Montreal.