The Science of Opinion or the Opinion of Science?

The Science of Opinion or the Opinion of Science?

The science of opinion or the opinion of science? For Canadians, it’s a matter of perspective. Recent survey suggests the line between fact or fake blurrier than ever “…these are worrisome results,” said Maurice Bitran, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Science Centre, which commissioned the survey for Science Literacy Week, Sept. 18-24. His concern stems from the fact that…

All-Electric Cars: Do They Truly Have Potential?

All-Electric Cars: Do They Truly Have Potential?

Anybody growing up before the turn of the century probably had their own ideas of what things might look like by the time, say, the year 2020 came along. Besides toys like tablets and smartwatches, it’s quite likely these ideas included—if not hovercars—at least some fancy new method of powering our automobiles. Perhaps it’s time to prepare ourselves to be…

Eating 7 or More Servings of Fruits & Vegetables Lowers Your Death Risk

Eating 7 or More Servings of Fruits & Vegetables Lowers Your Death Risk

Everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are an important—if often neglected—part of the modern diet. Just how important, though? Well, a recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that eating seven or more servings of fruits and vegetables lowers a person’s risk of death by forty-two per cent compared to someone eating six servings;…

What’s Really Living In Your Water Bottle?

What’s Really Living In Your Water Bottle?

You thought you were saving the environment with your trendy new water bottle, which is true, but it may be at the risk of your health. It all comes down to the question of how often are you washing your water bottle. If you can’t remember the last time, that says it all. Go wash it. According to Health Global News…

Men have bigger brains than women—who’s smarter? Science weighs in

Men have bigger brains than women—who’s smarter? Science weighs in

According to a recent study at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, men are more intelligent than women as a result of their larger brain size. On average, men’s brains are approximately 14 percent larger than women’s. The study used MRI scans to identify the brain size of 875 volunteers between the ages of 22 and 37 as part of the Human…

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