Data collected by governments is a treasure trove of useful information for researchers.
A recent public deliberation in British Columbia identified that access to government data should be managed carefully and efficiently.
Contemporary research challenges older ideas that early exposure to a single language is best.
Research shows babies in bilingual environments can track the precursors to words, known as word forms, in two languages.
Measles is contagious three or four days before a rash appears on the skin, making it highly communicable.
Seven to 10 days in bed with a high fever and rash is the best outcome you can expect if your child catches measles. Brain damage or death is the worst.
Rats are part of the urban ecosystem and an urban ecology approach to managing their populations may involve learning to share the city.
An ecosystems approach to cities that recognizes rats as part of the ecosystem can help address the challenges presented by urban rats.
Anak-anak paling senang saat mereka bermain di alam bebas.
Orang dewasa sebaiknya mengurangi ketakutan mereka akan cedera atau penculikan terhadap anak. Mereka perlu bermain di luar untuk mendukung kekebalan tubuh hingga bersosialisasi.
Students who were highly engaged in instrumental music were, on average, over one year ahead in their math, English and science skills.
Researchers who looked at over 110,000 students found that learning an instrument in elementary school, and continuing music study into high school, significantly improves school achievement.
New innovations in neurotechnology should consider ethical, social and legal implications.
With increasing technological innovations in neuroscience, the field of neuroethics grows in relevance - especially when it comes to informing applications and policy.
Sudanese protesters at a sit-in, in Khartoum, Sudan on June 20, 2019. A government-imposed internet blackout has restricted information flow out of the country.
Hussein Malla/AP Photo
A government-imposed internet blackout in Sudan is the latest in a series of internet shutdowns as a means to quell dissent.
Will Libra be Facebook’s downfall?
Tech giants like Facebook are at risk of joining the ranks of Compuserve and MCI Mail to be replaced with the next generation of organizing designed for new models of distributed trust.
Radiation therapy for ringworm.
(Museum of Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, in Gérard Tilles, 'Ringworms and the Ringworm Children at the Hôpital Saint-Louis-From Medical Neglect to Bio-Social Obsession')
Many Canadians underwent radiation treatment for benign illnesses in the 1940s and 1950s. There has been no systematic investigation or education campaign to alert those patients to their increased risks of thyroid cancer today.
Getting a healthy meal on the table every night is a challenge for many mothers.
Celebrity chefs often preach about the ease of home cooking and meal planning. But for most mothers juggling a job, child care, housework and meal prep, this is virtually impossible.
Les enfants disent que c'est quand ils jouent dehors qu'ils sont les plus heureux.
Les adultes doivent renoncer à leurs craintes de blessures et d'enlèvement. Les enfants ont besoin de jouer dehors pour développer leur immunité, leur santé mentale et leurs aptitudes sociales.
A wildfire burns on a logging road in central British Columbia in August 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Laws and policies that marginalize Indigenous people and communities make these same people vulnerable to disaster.
Les femmes et filles autochtones au Canada et aux États-Unis auront-elles un jour la justice et reconnaissance qu'elles méritent ?
Le rapport sur les disparitions et meurtres des femmes amérindiennes a conclu au génocide : une position que le Canada a acceptée avec courage. À quand le tour des États-Unis ?
Children report being at their happiest when playing outside.
Adults must let go of their fears of injury and kidnapping. Children need free outdoor play to build physical immunity, psychological health, executive functioning and social skills.
Researchers are testing an equity-based model in emergency departments, mental health agencies and hospital units.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
Commissioner Michèle Audette speaks during ceremonies marking the release of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report in Gatineau, Que., on June 3, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The United States could learn from Canada's national attention being put on the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Global collaborations between the political and educational sectors aim to address the challenges faced by women scientists.
Academic partnerships with diplomats, industry leaders and others, can provide a comprehensive approach to addressing the challenges faced by women in STEM.
Prendre un petit-déjeuner faible en glucides peut aider à réduire les fringales plus tard dans la journée – une stratégie simple et efficace non seulement pour les personnes souffrant de diabète de type 2, mais pour quiconque désirant améliorer son alimentation.
De nouvelles recherches montrent qu'un petit-déjeuner faible en glucides réduit à la fois les pics de sucre le matin et les envies de sucre le soir, chez les personnes atteintes de diabète de type 2.
Eating a low-carbohydrate breakfast could help curb cravings for treats later in the day – a simple and powerful strategy not just for those with Type 2 diabetes, but for anyone looking to improve their diet.
New research shows that eating a low-carbohydrate breakfast both reduces sugar spikes in the morning and reduces cravings for sweet foods in the evening, in people with Type 2 diabetes.