Research & Ideas

Painful Truth

Study shows women with severe arthritis are half as likely to undergo surgery than men

The Thousand-Year Itch

How do you get 10 scholars to wax anything but bored about the millennium? Scratch the surface of the Y2K hype and ask them to predict the future of their fields

Led by Professor Donald Chant, left, environmental activists recognized Survival Day in 1970.

Green Power

A 1969 article in The Varsity ignited students to start the Canadian environmental movement

Salt-water solution

Isolation of a gene could improve farming productivity in areas of the world where crops are compromised by saline irrigation water