The movie ‘Children of Men,’ based on the book of the same name by P.D. James, shows how people come together in a tragedy.
The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
Remote presence technology enables a medic to perform an ultrasound at the scene of accident.
(University of Saskatchewan)
A remote medicine program in Saskatchewan allows acutely ill children and pregnant women to be treated by specialist doctors, without leaving their communities.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members stand on picket line in Halifax in October 2018 after a call for a series of rotating 24-hour strikes.
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Ordering Canada's postal workers back on the job may hurt Justin Trudeau. CUPW could direct its anger directly at the Trudeau Liberals ahead of the 2019 federal election.
Morningstar Mercredi, pictured on November 16, 2018, woke up from a surgery at 14 and discovered her developing baby was gone. What remained was an incision from her panty line to her belly button, cut without her permission.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Recent revelations of the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada are part of a long, complex and disturbing history -- in which feminism became a fight to keep one's own children.
Nurses will soon be required to provide support and access for e-healthcare.
Nurses will be at the forefront of delivering digital healthcare, but are they prepared?
A Honduran migrant lies on a riverbank as Mexican police move away from tear gas fired by U.S. agents at the Mexico-U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 25, 2018.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
President Donald Trump's deployment of inflammatory rhetoric about immigration is now in action. Here's why Canadians should be alarmed by populism that preys upon people's insecurities.
Children play soccer in the small town of Baker Lake, Nunavut in 2009. Research among children with arthritis globally shows that those residing in northern latitudes have abnormally low vitamin D levels.
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A new study points to a clear link between childhood arthritis and abnormally low levels of vitamin D, especially ion northern countries.
Two polar bears walk past a camera trap in Wapusk National Park.
Never before have grizzly bears, black bears and polar bears been found living in the same place.
There are major differences – plus a few similarities – between the health promises from Labor, the Coalition and the Greens.
Need a quick overview of what the major parties are promising in health this election? We've got you covered.
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?