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Dr. Stephen Perry

A balanced approach to aging

November 28, 2013

What Matters Now London speaker Stephen Perry was interviewed on CBC Radio the morning before the event. Here, he talks about maintaining balance and mobility into old age.
John Polanyi

Five Ontario researchers receive Polanyi Prizes from Nobel winner

November 25, 2013

Today, five top Ontario university researchers were awarded the prestigious Polanyi Prizes for their extraordinary research, which ranges from studies on infidelity, to breakthroughs in quantum physics, and examinations of blood-feeders as transmitters of disease.

Age and mobility at What Matters Now London

November 22, 2013

WATERLOO – The fear of falling increases for many of us as we get older. More than anything else, we depend on the thousands of pressure sensors in our feet to help us keep our balance.

Thawing sumps leaking into Mackenzie Delta lakes

November 8, 2013

Sumps in the Mackenzie Delta region that were constructed in permafrost during the 1970s and 80s aren’t staying permanently frozen, says Queen’s professor John Smol and former Queen’s PhD student Joshua Thienpont.