Reach Spring 2017
Our new issue features articles on
The rise of the populist right
CIFAR fellows discuss the implications of the rise of right-wing populism for democracy.
Our microbes, ourselves
CIFAR’s Humans & the Microbiome program is untangling how the life that lives in and on us affects our health, development and even evolution. It turns out that the microbiome can tell us a lot about where we’ve been – and where we’re going.
Quantum computing could one day break the encryption that keeps electronic communications secure. Michele Mosca wants to figure out how to quantum-proof the Internet before that happens.
ART OF SCIENCE
In the microscopic arms race between predator and prey, evolution has given some microbes the equivalent of harpoons and Gatling guns. Now we can see them clearly for the first time.
The CIFAR Forum on the Well-Being of the World’s Children brought together people from across academia and the public and private sectors to share insights and find solutions to the problems of child well-being.
Moving on up
With its move to the MaRS Centre, CIFAR looks forward to the next 35 years.
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