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CIFAR Research Workshops: Call for Proposals

For more than three decades, CIFAR’s global research programs have connected many of the world’s best minds – across borders...

News | Child & Brain Development

An epigenetic key to unlock behaviour change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the “nature versus nurture” debate. It’s understood that genes and environment...

News | Successful Societies

The tangled roots of populism

By now, the rise of populism is clear. Populist parties have moved from the fringes into the mainstream across Europe,...

News | Genetic Networks

Paper sheds new light on genetic risk factors for breast cancer

Although we know of about 100 genes that play a role in breast cancer, the majority of genetic factors in...

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It’s time for a bold new vision for Canadian fundamental science

Much of the Naylor report discussion has focussed on funding. But Canada also needs to overhaul its fundamental research enterprise...

News | Bio-inspired Solar Energy

Mission Innovation Holds Deep-Dive Expert Workshop

Top scientists identify priority research opportunities in energy materials innovation Last week, Mission Innovation’s (MI’s) Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge held an international experts’...

News | Bio-inspired Solar Energy

Canada can be a leader in clean energy

Earlier this week I was in Mexico City attending a Workshop on “Energy Materials Innovation.” The Workshop was part of...

News | Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

Our Brains Learn While They Sleep, New Research Finds

Scientists at Paris’s École Normale Supèrieure have shown that the brain can learn and form new memories while sleeping. The...

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