Science

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Jan 25, 2013
Photo: Edna Chan/The McGill Daily

From quarks to quirk: A critical look at science journalism

Shannon Palus
Anqi Zhang
There is one thing about the impact of science that we know for certain: it's messy, it's nuanced, it's hard to pin down. That's why accurate, sensible and accessible science journalism is important.
Podcast
Oct 4, 2012

Stephen Harper vs. science

Redeye
The Conservative government has cut funding to scientific research institutions and programs. At the same time, it is trying to prevent the flow of information about science into the public sphere.
Blog
Aug 23, 2012

Todd Akin: Legitimate what?

Bernadette Wagner
Recent commentary by right wingers in the U.S. comes up against recent research in Canada.
Blog
Jul 15, 2012
Science: Even a caveman can get it!

Politics, science . . . coincidence?

John Bennett
There are many coincidences in life. Every day -- in a world with billions of things happening -- there are bound to be events that just seem to be related.
News
Mar 6, 2012

Lack of science and consultation on Bill C-10

Sonya Nigam
Quebec's objection to Bill C-10 is based on a lack of science to support the bill's changes to the youth justice system and on social and cultural values about how young offenders should be treated.

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