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2015/08/04 14:45
2015/08/04 14:45
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Yikes! Another birthday or wedding is coming up fast, and once again you're wracking your brain to come up with a gift that matches the recipient's tastes. But guess what: a surprising new study...
2015/08/04 14:45
2015/08/04 14:45
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2015/08/04 14:08
2015/08/04 14:08
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It takes a surprisingly small cluster of brain cells deep within the cerebellum to learn how to serve a tennis ball or line up a hockey shot. Researchers at McGill University led by Kathleen Cullen...
2015/08/03 18:19
2015/08/03 18:19
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Cancer patients who start rehabilitation before they begin treatment may recover more quickly from surgery, chemotherapy or radiation, some specialists say. But insurance coverage for...
2015/08/03 15:55
2015/08/03 15:55
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Groundbreaking new research suggests there is a much stronger genetic component to the origins of cerebral palsy than experts previously expected. The findings of the study could have implications...
2015/08/03 14:19
2015/08/03 14:19
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For an estimated 12,000 American women of childbearing age, having a baby is a genetic game of Russian roulette. Due to a rare flaw in their eggs, their offspring run a significant risk of living...
2015/08/02 16:39
2015/08/02 16:39
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Lisa Brandt knew she was seriously ill when she could barely drag herself from the couch to her bed. Brandt, then at the age of 48, felt chilled to the bone and suffered from an unquenchable...
2015/08/02 12:13
2015/08/02 12:13
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Jean-Marie Zeitouni says he is seen as "exotic" on either side of the Atlantic. "I'm in France a lot, and when I'm there, I'm treated like a North American," the Montreal native said. "But in the...
2015/07/31 21:20
2015/07/31 21:20
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TORONTO -- The federal government says it's developing regulations to ban the use plastic microbeads in personal care products. Microbeads are small particles that are used in a range of personal...
2015/07/31 09:39
2015/07/31 09:39
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Mr. Duerksen is the chief strategy officer at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal.He wrote this article, which first appeared in a shorter version in the Financial...
2015/07/30 19:25
2015/07/30 19:25
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Jackson Scott and Jared Plant hope to be impact players this weekend in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec. On Thursday, the two Norfolk Harvesters boarded a plane headed to the eastern province where...
2015/07/30 16:42
2015/07/30 16:42
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Hi Bill, how are you? So good, man. You’re an American working in England? Canadian. I’ve been drunk many times in the Shatner building (1). No kidding. A Canadian who takes an Englishman’s job is...
2015/07/30 02:41
2015/07/30 02:41
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WEST HARTFORD — Nearly 40 years ago, Bill Cibes signed on to support the upstart presidential campaign of a little-known peanut farmer from Georgia. This year, Cibes is embracing another long-shot...
2015/07/29 12:08
2015/07/29 12:08
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How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain's capacity to learn suggests there's more to it than the adage that "practise makes perfect." A music-training study by scientists at the...
2015/07/29 06:09
2015/07/29 06:09
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HONG KONG (AP) - The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday. Jia Jia was recognized Tuesday as holding two...
2015/07/28 21:41
2015/07/28 21:41
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Christopher Ragan is associate professor of economics at McGill University in Montreal and a research fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto. Last week, while addressing questions about...
2015/07/28 20:56
2015/07/28 20:56
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The man the Salmo secondary school gym is named after has died. Art Field, a longtime coach of Salmo sports teams who also represented the area for many years on the Kootenay Lake school board, was...
2015/07/28 12:08
2015/07/28 12:08
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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the C. elegans research community are pleased to announce the recipients of the GSA poster awards at the 20th International C. elegans Meeting, which took...
2015/07/27 15:29
2015/07/27 15:29
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Ethiopia is considered to be a strategic partner of the United States and the relationship goes as far back as the first decade of the 20th century. Throughout successive regimes, the relationship...
2015/07/26 21:36
2015/07/26 21:36
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EARLIER this year Edward (Ted) McWhinney died in Canada. Although Wikipedia states he was born and educated in Sydney and a learned journal says that he was born in Canada, Edward was actually born...
2015/07/25 14:25
2015/07/25 14:25
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Syrian medical student Hazem Halabi has become an expert on chlorine as a weapon of war. He made his first investigation in April 2014, after an alleged attack on the village of Kafr Zeta in northern...
2015/08/04 14:45
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