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Open Call for Participants: CIFAR Forum on the Well-Being of the World’s Children

CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) is holding a Forum on the Well-being of the World’s Children, November 17-19, 2016...

Institutions, Organizations & Growth | Feature

The secret of our success

In 1845, Sir John Franklin set off with two fully equipped ships in search of the Northwest Passage. Three years...

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Knowledge you can act on

 Ending poverty was at the top of Lucenia Ortiz’s mind when she attended a CIFAR event about the power of...

Integrated Microbial Biodiversity | Feature

Healthy Oceans

Last April, Patrick Keeling and Forest Rohwer were driving back to their hotel after a long day of diving off...

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The psychology of tyranny

In December 2001, 15 men volunteered to participate in social science experiment. When they turned up, they discovered that they...

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Childhood well-being

In November, CIFAR will hold a Forum on the Well-Being of the World’s Children, bringing together researchers, institutions and other...

Cosmology & Gravity | Feature

Circles in the sky

A mid–20th-century woodcut based on 19th-century mathematics provides a surprisingly accurate illustration of how our universe may have begun. The...

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REACH Spring 2016

Our new issue is out now featuring articles on childhood well-being, the mystery of consciousness and the secret to humanity’s success...

Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness | Feature

Failure to enjoy music could be built into some brains

About two per cent of the world’s population simply doesn’t like music. They don’t dislike a specific genre — these...

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