National Post: The new religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food
May 30, 2015When a vegan friend opened her fridge door, Gillian McCann could sense his disgust at the milk on the shelf. “He never said it, but it definitely felt like it was polluting the … space,” she says. McCann, a professor of religion and culture at Nipissing University in northern Ontario, says she is just as guilty of food snobbery. Read full article here.
Global News: Ryerson’s ‘smart kitchen’ shows us future of the modern home
May 28, 2015The kitchen showcases devices that are part of the “Internet of Things,” which offers both convenience and risk. Watch video here.
CTV News: So much more than a song: Why Eurovision is really about politics
May 26, 2015The finale of the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend is expected to draw a staggering 200 million viewers from around the world. But like every year, deciding who should be crowned the winner may not come down to a question of singing ability or stage presence; it may come down to politics. Read full article here.
Hamilton Spectator: McMaster researchers develop diarrhea diagnostic technique
May 26, 2015A new diagnostic technique being studied by a McMaster University-led research project could save the lives of countless infants and children around the world who are stricken with severe diarrhea. Read full article here.
London Free Press: Western University scientists say dynamic views of the brain may improve treatment of mental illness
May 25, 2015Take a sip of coffee before you start reading this. Now, take another. The same part of your brain, hard-wired to do certain tasks, got your arm to lift the mug both times, right? Not so fast, Western University researchers say. Read full article here.
USA TODAY: Surf Report: Which smartphone is the toughest?
May 25, 2015Rather than buying a smartphone case to protect your investment, many are considering a ruggedized phone to begin with. This is especially true for those who work in challenging environments -- ranging from postal carriers and couriers to oil and gas, mining and forestry workers, to military personnel. Read full article here.