Homo bodoensis was named after a skull discovered almost 50 years ago in Ethiopia.
If scientific research is to take decolonization seriously, names for species should reflect this approach and consider the political, social and emotional implications.
Whatever costume you wear, put on your ‘sorting hat’ after trick-or-treating to help children lay the foundation for higher-level mathematics.
Early exposure to everyday math at home predicts children’s school mathematics outcomes.
Could artificially altered clouds help protect the corals in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef?
An engineered climate recovery needs to be taken seriously — in addition to cutting emissions.
The grand opening of the redeveloped Merchants Corner in Winnipeg’s North End in April 2018.
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For University of Winnipeg’s inner-city studies department, remote learning has disrupted the dialogue that is critical for moving from truth toward reconciliation and action.
In this photo from 2015, newly arrived Syrian refugees take part in a mass at the Armenian Community Centre in Toronto.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Conservative pledge to replace government-assisted refugee places with more private sponsorship focuses on the integration potential of refugees rather than their protection needs. That’s wrong.
The swelling affects people’s lives in a multitude of ways.
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The main sign of the illness is disfiguring swelling followed by peeling of the affected area. In women this swelling mainly affects arms and legs. In men it can cause enlargement of the scrotum.
The extensive damage done to lead character Ethan’s hands in ‘Resident Evil’ sparked online commentary.
(Screenshot of Resident Evil: Biohazard/Capcom)
Game design engages players through emotional identification and physical participation, and relies heavily on the role of human hands in knowing and navigating the world.
Newly arrived refugee children learn how to skate from Ottawa Senators staff in Ottawa in March 2016.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Joe Biden’s efforts to increase refugee resettlement could boost the number of stakeholders actively involved. But Canada’s experiences with private sponsorship contain lessons for the U.S.
Annie Storey holds a cross with a photo of her late son Alex Storey, before a march to mark the five-year anniversary of British Columbia declaring a public health emergency in the overdose crisis, in Vancouver, on April 14, 2021.
CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Across the country, overdose deaths have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anti-poverty protesters march in downtown Winnipeg in 2018.
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The federal budget proposed several measures aimed at reducing poverty. But escaping poverty is extremely difficult and can’t be addressed by quick fixes.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is seen being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey.
(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Canadians who support the monarchy will likely not be swayed by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s revelations about racism within ‘The Firm.’ Instead, they’ll become more defensive of the Royal Family.
Commemoration rituals are superficial tools to deal with the injustices of the Nigerian-Biafran war.
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The crisis of statehood and citizenship confronting Nigeria can only be tackled by committed work around political justice.
President Donald Trump speaking at a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
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Freedom of speech emerged as a concept after the invention of the printing press, and that’s worth revisiting in the context of social media and Trump’s presidency.
Une infirmière prépare une injection pour un essai clinique d'un candidat-vaccin contre la COVID-19 développé par les National Institutes of Health et Moderna, le 27 juillet 2020 à Binghamton, N.Y.
AP Photo/Hans Pennink
Les nouvelles sur les essais cliniques de vaccins contre la Covid-19 font les manchettes. Mais que signifient vraiment ces résultats ? Voici six questions à se poser pour bien comprendre.
A nurse prepares a shot for a clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., on July 27, 2020 in Binghamton, N.Y.
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With COVID-19 vaccine announcements making headlines, non-scientists need to know what clinical trial results mean. Here are some key points to look for in vaccine trial reports.
Des jeunes réfugiés syriens s'amusent tandis qu'ils assistent à leur cours de francisation dans une école de Montréal, le en février 2016.
La Presse Canadienne/Ryan Remiorz
La suspension partielle par le Québec du parrainage de réfugiés par des organismes privés dans la province met en évidence les défis que pose leur réinstallation.
Syrian refugees play with their classmates in February 2016 at a Montréal school.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Québec’s partial suspension of refugee sponsorship by private organizations in the province highlights the challenges of Canada’s reliance on resettlement to welcome refugees.
The Bay department store in downtown Winnipeg will close in early 2021.
In October, the Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it would be closing its flagship location in downtown Winnipeg. This closure is reflective of the changing nature of downtown neighbourhoods.
For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges.
Children up to age five get a lot of cues from facial expressions. That makes teaching in a mask challenging, but teachers can learn from strategies developed by masked pediatric nurses.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, and the cast of “Hamilton” perform at the Tony Awards in New York on June 12, 2016.
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Alexander Hamilton’s commitment to a well-funded national army and his support for territorial expansion had grave repercussions for the Indigenous Nations west of the Appalachians.