The surgical removal of wisdom teeth is far more common than the problems they cause.
When they cause problems, wisdom teeth don't seem very smart. But they may have been evolution's answer to a coarse diet.
Memorial bench at the University of Saskatchewan.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the University of Saskatchewan will be dedicating a memorial bench on the university campus.
Internet of Things dapat meningkatkan kualitas hidup, tetapi juga membutuhkan banyak energi listrik dan meningkatkan emisi gas rumah kaca.
_Internet of Things_ berkontribusi terhadap perubahan iklim. Inovasi dalam desain komputer dapat membantu meredakan masalah.
An old Canadian law which outlaws magic fraud is about to be eliminated. This print by William Hogarth, ‘Credulity Superstition and Fanaticism,’ from 1762 epitomizes the Enlightenment view that witchcraft and religious fanaticism go hand in hand.
An antiquated Canadian law against magic and witchcraft is about to be repealed. A close look at its history reveals that it is far less superstitious than it appears.
Bill C-69 would update the assessment process for new energy projects in Canada.
Bill C-69 will slow down Canada's efforts to transition to a decarbonized and sustainable economy.
Steve Courtoreille, chief of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, is seen on Parliament Hill in January 2013 after speaking about legal action against the federal government. The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against the First Nation.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The headlines suggest the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against Indigenous consultation. But its recent ruling is much more nuanced and complex than that.
A study published in the
British Medical Journal Open reports that midwifery patients were 41 per cent less likely to have a small-for-gestational-age baby compared to patients of obstetricians.
New research shows that midwifery care is not just for the wealthy -- it has health and cost benefits for vulnerable women and provincial governments must act to increase their access.
A Masai herdsman walks with his cattle in Amboseli National Park in Kenya.
Lung plague attacks cattle causing disease and death, and more than US$60 million in losses annually in Africa. A new vaccine could prevent the disease.
The Internet of Things could improve quality of life, but it will also consume vast amounts of electricity and boost greenhouse gas emissions.
The Internet of Things is contributing to climate change. Innovation in computer design could help mitigate the problem.
In a research study, students with an immobilized left arm who trained their opposite wrist completely preserved both the strength and muscle volume in the left arm.
A research study shows that training the other limb can actually help preserve muscle in a broken and immobilized one.
Oophaga andresii is one of the newly described species of Harlequin poison frog.
With their jewel-like colours, Colombia's poison frogs are coveted by collectors. Does naming their species help protect them or make them a target for trophy hunters?
Protesters opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline extension demonstrate in Vancouver in June 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The ruling against the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline project doesn't mean the end of the oil and gas industry in Canada. Other projects and approaches could go forward.
Parent engagement offices in ministries of education, parent engagement consultants, parent mentor programs: such measures could revolutionize schools and boost student achievement.
A systematic embrace of parents' untapped knowledge by schools could revolutionize education systems in Canada and globally.
Regular exercise can go a long way towards keeping off the weight gain at college and you don’t have to be a serious athlete to participate.
Research shows that young adults who don't exercise can expect an average eight kilograms of extra fat on their body by 28 years of age.
Africa’s waterways, like the Barotse floodplain in Zambia, must be properly managed.
African countries need to urgently develop coherent and strategic policies around water, land and agriculture.
A statue of John A. Macdonald in Montreal has been repeatedly vandalized with red paint to symbolize blood. As the debate continues about removing statues, what specific actions are needed to promote reconciliation?
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Removing statues of historical figures may be important symbolic statements when it comes to reconciliation, but action on important Indigenous issues like land claims and education are needed more.
Scientific pursuits need to be coupled with a humanist tradition — to highlight not just how psychedelics work, but why that matters.
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
The decision by the city of Victoria to take down a statue of John A. Macdonald has renewed debate about how historical figures should be remembered. This photo from 2015, taken at Wilfrid Laurier University, shows people protesting Macdonald’s treatment of Métis and First Nations during his time as Canada’s first prime minister.
Should statues of historical figures be removed or replaced? That debate has been rekindled in Canada after Victoria took down a statue of John A. Macdonald, the country's first prime minister.
Research shows that farm parents do not mindlessly expose their children to risks; rather they weigh them against the the positive impacts of involvement in the family’s agricultural heritage.
Instructing farmers to keep their kids away from farm machinery doesn't work to reduce traumatic injury. A recent research project tried listening instead.
An embryologist pulls out frozen embryos and egg cells.
A recent ruling in an Ontario court fails to consider law governing the use of embryos.