Journalists covering scientific research during the COVID-19 pandemic increased their reliance on preprints.
Preprints are often free to use, making them more accessible for journalists to report on. However, as they have yet to undergo peer review, science journalists take a gamble on their accuracy.
Neighbours from Tla’amin, K’omoks, Qualicum and Tsimshian Nations gather around the newly.
erected plaque on Xwe’etay honoring the ancestral Indigenous people of the island.
One project on a small island in B.C. is demonstrating how archaeology can bring communities together and serve as a basis for reconciliation.
Thousands of galaxies seen by the James Webb Space Telescope.
The theory of gravity may need to be altered.
A look inside the quantum computing process. Quantum technology is a $142 billion opportunity that could employ 229,000 Canadians by 2040.
Canada is well positioned to gain far-reaching economic and social benefits from the rapidly developing quantum industry, but it must act now to secure its success.
Some bat populations have had their numbers reduced by as much as 90 per cent.
Bats have important roles to play in ecosystems, but their populations have been declining due to disease and habitat change.
The pandemic made many people more aware of the impossibility of severing work from life.
Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may not be the optimal workplace arrangement.
Russian recruits gather inside a military recruitment centre on Sept. 26, 2022.
An influx of reluctant Russian troops probably won’t drastically change the outcome of the war in Ukraine. Here’s why.
Parmi toutes les thérapies numériques proposées sur le marché, seulement une infime partie reçoit une homologation de la part d'une autorité de régulation, permettant ainsi en plus de sa commercialisation, son remboursement.
Les thérapies numériques se distinguent en ceci qu’ils reçoivent une homologation de la part d’une autorité de régulation, permettant ainsi en plus de sa commercialisation, son remboursement.
Some research has shown the effects of stress were reduced when people engaged in higher levels of kindness or generosity.
During times of stress and change, people are often advised to practice self-care by looking after themselves, yet what about the benefits of showing kindness to others?
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown placed on top, is carried on a horse-drawn gun carriage of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall on Sept. 14, 2022.
(Aaron Chown/Pool via AP)
Whose lives are considered worth grieving? Why is Queen Elizabeth’s life and death considered more grievable by authorities than Indigenous people, overdose victims or anyone else?
Images become forms of self-expression in areas where language was silenced.
By adopting aspects of the expressive arts in the classroom, teachers may help children discover a healing narrative.
Why are you taking the course? Knowing the answer will help you choose a balanced courseload.
Different professors teach differently. If you’re a student with choices in a program, it makes sense to find out what you’re getting.
A woman wades through a flooded area after heavy rains in Sindh province, Pakistan.
(AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Pakistan contributes less than one per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, but has disproportionately felt the impact of climate change.
Housing policy-makers should pay attention not only to how much housing is available and how often rental units turn over, but to residential stability and the quality of life that homes and neighbourhoods provide.
Unaffordability is only one type of housing vulnerability that has taken its toll on British Columbians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inappropriate ways of denoting multiplication are everywhere.
When the equation 8÷2(2+2)=? is written properly and includes a multiplication sign before the first bracket, the answer is clear.
A professor’s understanding of how important an accommodation is for one or two students may produce a benefit for all.
Research by geographers in Canada, the United States and Hong Kong identifies lessons for universities and colleges from the 2020 move to online learning.
Ransomware attacks are increasing in frequency.
Cyberattacks demanding ransoms for the release of information are on the rise. To determine if they should pay, businesses need to think about how they would react in such a scenario.
Googling symptoms to self-diagnose is not the same as virtual health care.
Searching symptoms online has become so common there is a name for the condition of health anxiety induced by self-diagnosis on the internet: Cyberchondria.
People inquire about receiving a monkeypox vaccine at an outdoor walk-in clinic in Montréal on July 23, 2022. The World Health Organization has declared the virus a global health emergency.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Engaging in open and honest dialogue with the public to increase understanding of health inequities has never been more important.
The rising frequency and intensity of heat waves has been affecting people’s mental health by triggering various forms of emotional distress including eco-anxiety,
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
A small number of people experience a debilitating level of eco-anxiety that limits their ability to live happy and healthy lives.