It may be possible to ‘alter’ memories of heartbreak so they hurt less, research finds

It’s now possible to alter memories of severe heartbreak to lessen the emotional pain associated with them, according to research by a McGill University team. “It does, a little bit, sound like science... Read more »

Just finished dry January? This author wants you to keep going — until April

One author has a challenge for the thousands of Canadians ready to toast the end of dry January: why not keep going until April? “I think that dry January is a great... Read more »

Jurors in traumatic trials need counselling and support, not just ‘a coffee and a handshake’: advocate

Read Story Transcript Patrick Fleming spent 10 months as a juror on a high-profile murder trial, listening to the disturbing evidence in the case of a young woman who had hired hitmen... Read more »

Robo-doctors? How AI could do jobs we once thought couldn’t be automated

Read Story Transcript A renaissance in artificial intelligence research has been driven by reimagining obstacles as “prediction problems,” according to a professor and author. “We never thought of driving as a prediction problem,”... Read more »

MSF president worries world could lose its humanity over treatment of migrants

Read Story Transcript Dr. Joanne Liu was working in Central America when a father facing the threat of violence shared a story that stunned her. He told Liu, the international president of... Read more »

How opposition to vaccines caused a measles outbreak in Europe

Read Story Transcript Across Europe this summer, public health officials have been grappling with a surge of measles, which the World Health Organization attributes to low rates of immunization. This reluctance people have around... Read more »