The toe of the Salmon Glacier in Northern British Columbia
Environment | Ideas | Interviews

Richard Bello on Climate Change

Much of our information on climate change tends to come by way of one media source or another. We rarely, if ever, get a chance to meet the scientists and hear directly from them about their work and the challenges they face. On a recent trip to Manitoba I met Richard Bello. He is a climatologist in […]

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Integrative medicine Richard Nahas
Ideas | Interviews

Nahas on Integrative Medicine

I recently caught up with my old friend, Richard Nahas, an M.D. practicing alternative and integrative medicine in Ottawa. Since embarking on his career in 1994 Richard has accrued a panoply of fascinating work-related experiences and travels: from challenging tenures treating the downtrodden in Cairo and Johannesburg, to being a frontline physician during the SARS […]

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Godhead the Brain's Big Bang
Book Reviews | Exploration | Ideas

Review: ‘Godhead: The Brain’s Big Bang’

Three questions sum up the fundamental quandary for scientists working in biology and cosmology today. Where did the information that made matter possible come from? How did life arise out of inanimate matter? And what is consciousness? These profound puzzles about the nature of our universe are the major stumbling blocks holding up progress in […]

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