The periodic table of chemical elements turns 150 in 2019.
Wishing you a Happy International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements on the occasion of its 150th birthday in 2019!
Understanding how and where memory functions in the brain can lead to discoveries in treating memory disorders.
Research milestones in the study of memory may help us find solutions to memory disorders like Alzheimer's or recovery from brain trauma.
On Jan. 15, 2019, the House voted 416-1 for a resolution to reject Congressman Steve King’s words about why terms like ‘white nationalist’ and ‘western civilization’ are offensive. Here a June 2018 file photo on Capitol Hill in Washington.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
"Western civilization" has always been tangled up with Africa, Asia and the Americas. In other words, there never was a West without the Rest.
Les chimistes sont généralement représentés dans l’imaginaire comme des scientifiques fous, faisant de la magie noire et des explosions. Pourtant, les produits chimiques sont à la base du monde qui nous entoure.
La chimie est un formidable domaine de connaissance, de découverte et un puissant outil de transformation. Pourquoi les produits chimiques, présents partout, suscitent-ils tant de méfiance?
President Woodrow Wilson in Paris, Jan. 1919.
United States. Army. Signal Corps, photographer/Library of Congress
While negotiating the end of the First World War at the Versailles Peace Conference, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson collapsed. Was it a neurological disorder associated with the Spanish Flu?
In the 19th century, white families in the U.S. could easily acquire real estate. This was never the case for Black Americans.
U.S. National Archives
Old 19th-century agreements between the U.S. government which expelled Indigenous peoples from their land and gave it cheaply to white settlers continue to impact inequalities in the United States.
Des virus bactériophages infectant des cellules bactériennes.
La modification dirigée du génome pourrait vraisemblablement avoir des conséquences sur l’humanité plus graves que les changements climatiques et le péril de l’énergie atomique.
Kimia menghasilkan penemuan-penemuan fantastis yang meningkatkan kualitas hidup kita, dan ada begitu banyak yang belum ditemukan.
People march against pipelines in Smithers, B.C. in May 2014.
Francois Depey/Office of the Wet'suwet'en
The We'suwet'en First Nation is fighting the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which would stretch nearly 700 kilometres across northern B.C. through their unceded land.
Bacteriophage viruses infecting bacterial cells , Bacterial viruses.
Gene editing through CRISPR may have greater consequences than climate change or unleashing the energy of the atom.
Ontario PC leadership candidate Tanya Granic Allen arrives to participate in a debate in Ottawa in February 2018. Granic Allen was supported by the Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), and the organization said it recruited more than 9,000 PC memberships in support of her campaign to became the premier of Ontario.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
Un estudiante de doctorado en química aborda algunos de los conceptos erróneos más comunes sobre la química.
A PhD student in chemistry addresses some of the most common misconceptions about chemistry.
Barbados was ground zero for racism and slavery but due to the resilience of the islanders, it is a model country of democracy. Here a sugar cane harvest post card, circa 1927.
W. L. Johnson & Co. Ltd., Barbados. No. 15
U.S. President Trump's former attorney revealed some ugly racist things his client has said. One of them - once again - speaks of "shit-hole" countries. We need to counter this false idea.
A woman measures a substance into a set of small scales in a laboratory, Toronto, Ontario (1892)
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Canadian physician and scientist Maud Menten's discovery about enzymes was foundational in the work of this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry recipient.
Wastes from facilities like this cheese factory could find uses in agriculture.
Leftover lactose from cheese production shows early promise as a treatment that can help soils retain water and nutrients, making them more resistant to drought.
Megyn Kelly appears on the set of her show, ‘Megyn Kelly Today’ at NBC Studios in New York on September 21, 2017. Kelly questioned why dressing up in blackface is wrong. Kelly now says she understands that she needs to be more sensitive.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Charles Sykes
Many claim the offensive part about blackface is from a long time ago and claim blackface costumes, especially at Halloween, are innocent fun. What could be the harm?
A new short drug treatment for tuberculosis, called BPaMZ, is showing promise in trials.
(The National Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Georgia) on behalf of TB Alliance)
We cannot end TB with century-old technologies and poor quality care. It is time to reinvent the way we are managing TB, and overcome our collective failures of the imagination.
Teens are questioning the suggestion that they can’t get their stories straight and that abusive behaviour is to be expected at their age. Here teens from the 1980s pose for a time capsule.
Last week's hearing with Brett Kavanaugh raised questions about how responsible we are for our youthful actions. A legal scholar says that youthful inexperience doesn’t let us off the hook.
In this April 14, 1947 file photo, a long line winds toward the entrance to Morrisania Hospital in the Bronx borough of New York, where doctors were vaccinating against smallpox. In an attempt to halt the spread of the disease, officials said city residents were being vaccinated at the rate of eight a minute.
Humans have shown that together we can overcome daunting problems, including deadly pathogens like smallpox. It is a lesson of international cooperation and respect that we should pay attention to.