The peculiarities that appear to make the human brain idiotic, says neuroscientist Dean Burnett, are part of what makes us function
How do fires jump over bodies of water? Is there any ecological upside to the devastation? Fire behaviour expert Tim Lynham answers all questions
An underrepresented voice in drug policy go to the UN: mothers with an all-too-personal understanding of the cost of drug abuse
April 20th, 2016 1 comment
A refugee in this country has more access to services than First Nations, says Day
Over-the-counter cough and cold medication warns that it shouldn’t be used on anyone under age six. So why do so many parents give it to children?
March 17th, 2016 1 comment
Programs with a systematic approach serve the community
We’re safer, richer, healthier—and more miserable—than ever before. What new research reveals about happiness. And how to find it.
A tardigrade, also known as a water bear, and tardigrade egg were revived after three decades of being frozen—and picked up right where they’d left off
Schools are racing to figure out how to use accommodations to handle the wave of students who are grappling with invisible disabilities
Child advocate Irwin Elman on the impact of ‘child protection’ on Indigenous youth, and why it’s time to end solitary confinement
Alcoholism nearly killed therapist Michael Pond. Now, he’s looking for answers on why substance-abuse treatment can be so hard to find.
January 21st, 2016 12 comments
If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children
January 7th, 2016 122 comments