Phil Mickleson uses a rangefinder at the PGA Championship golf tournament.
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
How psychological factors may have influenced the opinions about the use of rangefinders during the 2021 PGA championships.
What is a ‘blue acceleration’ doing to our oceans?
Plus, why Brazilian women who lived through Zika are avoiding getting pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to episode 18 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Human embryo research is used to understand foetal development and its applications in treating or eliminating disease.
In most countries, scientific research that uses human embryos has to halt after the 14th day. New guidelines recommend the public's input in extending the time period.
June bugs can be serious pests of ornamental and agricultural plants, lawns and golf courses, or they can be a crunchy snack for a bird — or human.
There is much more to these chunky beetles of early summer than what first meets the eye.
As for-profit corporations, should dating apps be taking care of us? Should they act as health authorities?
Dating apps were created to help people connect online, then meet in person... How have they responded to the pandemic? And what role do they play in helping people adjust to this new dating reality?
The dreams of a person without sight since birth can be just as vivid and imaginative as those of someone with normal vision.
A curious kid asks: what do blind people experience in their dreams?
Scientists are starting to use genetic information from bacteria to measure the health of vast areas of the ocean.
Waves pound the shore at Peggy’s Cove, N.S. in January 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The idea that Atlantic Canada’s pandemic success is due to a 'collective ethic' unique to the region is disingenuous. In fact, government decisions to prioritize human lives explain the success.
Adding Black studies to university curricula in Canada has been an upward battle.
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities.
Growth in the port industry is expected to continue, and will intensify the adverse environmental effects on marine ecosystems and coastal communities.
Marine shipping generates about three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, and port activities can add to local pollution. Ports are now taking action to reduce their environmental impacts.
The health and well-being of temporary foreign workers in the seafood industry in Atlantic Canada are disregarded in favour of business and economic concerns.
Debates about public safety and temporary foreign workers continue without input from those whose health is most affected. Migrant workers themselves are largely invisible amid discussions about risk.
Two people walk their bicycles along a flooded street on the waterfront of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept. 10, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Economic recovery and carbon neutrality are linked. Both depend on the ocean's ability to continue to regulate climate.
Recording artist The Weeknd performs at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 26, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision — Scott Roth
The falsetto virtuosity of the Weeknd, headliner of this year's Super Bowl halftime show, contrasts with popular ShantyTok singalongs. How do these both reflect masculinity in 2021?
American and Cuban flags hang from a wall with an old camera hung in between in Havana, Cuba, on Jan. 11, 2021.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Joe Biden could return to the path blazed by Barack Obama on Cuba, when two years of bilateral negotiations helped undo more than five decades of hostility.
Deemed consent, or ‘opt-in,’ organ donation is a significant departure from the practices of health-care consent in Canada.
Deemed consent organ donation means that everyone is assumed to be an organ donor unless they opt out, but assuming consent raises some ethical issues.
Vulnerable Canadians, particularly those who are older LGBTQ+, face challenges finding safe and adequate housing.
Despite greater human rights protections, LGBTQ+ people in Canada still face challenges and discrimination when it comes to housing.
Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the U.S. Capitol.
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The attack on the U.S. Capitol follows some familiar patterns of violence inspired by politicians around the world who won't accept electoral defeats.
Thermal image of New York City’s first passive house on a -10 C degree night.
Changes to the way houses and other buildings are constructed could lower energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Parents can provide effective comfort and pain management for their infants.
There are effective ways to help reduce babies’ pain during blood draws and injections, but they are used in less than 50 per cent of newborns. Here's how to ease your infant's pain.
Indigenous lobster boats head from the harbour in Saulnierville, N.S. on Oct. 21, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS /Andrew Vaughan
The dispute over the Mi'kmaw lobster fishery isn't only about money — it's about who has the authority to govern and define these activities.