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Can vaccine incentives break down COVID shot resistance?

Can vaccine incentives break down COVID shot resistance?

Christopher Labos | Montreal Gazette | 
While most people have got their vaccines, a still sizeable minority have not — and motivating them to do so ...
Montreal becomes first Canadian jurisdiction to ban glyphosate

Montreal becomes first Canadian jurisdiction to ban glyphosate

Marian Scott | Montreal Gazette | 
Montreal will be the first municipality in North America to completely ban the sale of more than 100 pesticide products ...
Kids and masks: Separating myths from science

Kids and masks: Separating myths from science

Christopher Labos | Montreal Gazette | 
[A recently retracted study in JAMA Pediatrics] purported to show that wearing face masks was dangerous for children because it ...

Biology of flavorful orange juice

Joe Schwartz | Montreal Gazette | 
A “so what” story. That’s how I would label the enticingly titled “Juicy Secrets” investigation of “premium” orange juice by ...

GM alfalfa’s release in Canada delayed as farmers reject it

Alex Gillis | Montreal Gazette | 
A GM version of alfalfa, a staple in livestock feed, was supposed to be launched in Canada this year. The ...

‘Food Babe’ promotes misinformation on food, GMOs

Joe Schwarcz | Montreal Gazette | 
Did you know that the calcium pill you may be popping contains the same chemical found in gravestones? What are these ...

Why “non-GMO” Cheerios are a marketing ploy

Joe Schwarcz | Montreal Gazette | 
What is General Mills protecting us from with GMO-free Cheerios? To start with, there are no genetically modified oats grown ...

Clinics ethically free to dispose of thousands of embryos frozen in time, doctors’ group says

Sharon Kirkey | Montreal Gazette | 
It is the most emotionally charged issue in assisted baby-making: how to “dispose” of the thousands of human embryos that ...
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