‘Skimo’ devotees love the sweat of the climb
Fatty liver disease was once seen mostly in heavy drinkers. Now, at least a third of adults in Canada have it—and it’s hard to diagnose.
A gag order that stopped a drug researcher from sharing clinical data on leading drug Diclectin has been lifted
The University of Ottawa’s yoga classes weren’t debasing anyone’s culture. But we lose nothing by listening, rather than overreacting hastily.
All it takes is one mine, 1,000 tonnes of heavy water, 274 scientists and the backing of an entire town
Dr. Steven Zeitels explains the rise in vocal surgeries, like the one he performed on Adele, and how they’re helping in the fight against cancer
NASA releases series of close-ups of the frosty, faraway world
With encouragement from the Simon Fraser University Bitcoin Club, the university installed three vending machines on campus
Harnessing the hardworking bumblebee could boost crop yields, cut down on pesticides, and maybe even save honeybees, too
Settlement would cover more than 20,000 NFL retirees for the next 65 years
Charlie Sheen has the drugs to keep HIV at bay. One day, scientists hope to have a vaccine.
A former fireman, he never hesitated to rush to help others. He later became an engineer, working on projects around the world.
Jamey Stillings’s stunning aerial images of solar power plants show the deep imprint of renewable energy on Earth’s geography
How the god of desert nomads became the God of half of humanity
Beware homeopathic nosodes, which aren’t the same as a vaccine
Anne Kingston on how the criticism levelled at Kirsty Duncan over a controversial MS treatment is surprisingly unscientific
And bacon. And deadly frozen viruses. Okay, so we have lots to fear. Scott Feschuk’s latest edition of ‘What’s Killing Us Now?’