Many study participants reported they had smelled an absent partner’s clothing because it made them feel relaxed or secure.
Smelling a romantic partner's clothing is common behaviour, and research shows that it may improve sleep quality, and ease stress levels.
Stereotypes of AsianAmerican men mean they can have a hard time in the online dating world.
A large body of sociological research has found that in North America, young Asian men are twice as likely as Asian women to be single.
Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs from left, Rob Alfred, John Ridsdale and Antoinette Austin, take part in a rally in Smithers, B.C., in January 2020 against the Coastal GasLink project.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Reconciliation cannot be achieved by the brute force of the RCMP or the self-interests of energy companies.
Demonstrators protest the awarding of the 2019 Nobel literature prize to Peter Handke in Stockholm, in December 2019.
Stina Stjernkvist/TT News Agency via AP
Controversy surrounding the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature spurs a long-standing debate about the meaning of authorship and literature with new urgency.
As data breaches occur more frequently, could blockchain provide greater protection for our health data?
Data breaches are on the rise, but blockchain can provide a secure way for consumers to manage their data and their privacy.
Teachers walk the picket line outside Northern Secondary School in Toronto, on Dec. 4, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Short answer: they don't. But striking teachers often receive a bit of financial help during a strike from money they themselves have already paid to their unions.
Illustration by Wiehan de Jager from the story by ‘I Like to Read,’ by Letta Machoga, originally from the African Storybook project. This story is now available on Storybooks Canada in 28 languages.
A free, open-access repository of multilingual children's stories is one response to the United Nations' urgent call to promote equitable education on the International Day of Education, January 24.
Healthy, full-term Inuit babies are not eligible for palivizumab even though they have four to 10 times the rate of hospital admission compared to “high-risk” infants.
A drug called palivizumab can keep babies infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) out of the hospital, but many Inuit babies, who have a higher risk of infection, are not getting it.
The costs of renewable energy, including solar photovoltaics, is declining rapidly.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn't make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
New research shows Ontario doesn’t really need nuclear energy, and its absence would not have an impact on emissions in the province’s energy sector.
Nuclear power isn't needed to meet Ontario’s electricity needs. And the absence of nuclear power won't have any impact on emissions in Ontario's energy sector.
Protests have engulfed Assam since the National Register of Citizens was published in August 2019. They have intensified since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed by the parliament. Central security forces, pictured here, have been sent in to repress the spontaneous protests by different citizens groups.
India has been working to expel or repress Muslim minorities. Nearly two million residents of India’s eastern state of Assam are at risk of losing citizenship.
Concrete stairs are often broken down…
Would you rather lounge in front of your TV than sweat in the gym? Your distant ancestors may well be (a little) responsible for your lack of motivation.
A coyote in Vancouver, B.C. Rodent pesticides in large cities kill and adversely affect the health of urban wildlife.
Urban wildlife are exposed to more pollutants than wildlife living in natural areas. In addition to causing death, these pollutants can affect animals' development and reproduction.
Les moustiques jouent un rôle très important en tant que pollinisateurs.
Les moustiques ont des relations complexes et essentielles avec les plantes. Comprendre leur travail en tant que pollinisateurs aiderait à comprendre leur rôle dans les différents écosystèmes.
Home-baked cookies are a great gift for someone with a sweet tooth.
Consumerism reaches a frenzied peak as the holidays approach, but it's not too late to put on the brakes.
A 2019 UNICEF Canada report shows that only 21 per cent of children aged five to 11 engage in at least 1.5 hours a day of active play and unstructured activities.
On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child, let's remember children's right to play.
A woman takes a selfie with three others while attending the Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey, B.C., on April 22, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide. It is crucial to understand how gender inequality may lead to sex selection.
Mosquitoes play an important role as pollinators.
Mosquitoes have intricate and essential relationships with plants. Understanding their important work as pollinators would help to understand their role in different ecosystems.
Some of the young people who are part of the lawsuit filed against the federal government, seen at a press conference in Vancouver, B.C., in October 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Two recent legal cases in Canada help explain the evolution of climate activism here and around the rest of the world.
Regional Chief Terry Teegee speaks to the press n Victoria on Oct. 24, 2019 after Premier John Horgan announced Indigenous human rights will be recognized in B.C. with new legislation .
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolit
British Columbia recently introduced groundbreaking legislation to implement the rights of Indigenous Peoples. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of this historic achievement.