The Next Big Idea
Ten concepts that could shape the future: from digital credentials to safer drugs to DNA-tailored diets and more
Different but Equal
Toronto parents can choose to send their children to a variety of specialized schools. But is it possible to have too much choice in alternative education?
In This Issue
Brave, dashing and touched by the spirit of adventure, Douglas McCurdy became the first person to fly an airplane out of sight of land
Like a Bird
A U of T engineering student has become the first ever to fly a human-powered “ornithopter”
The Virtual Search for the Perfect Roommate
A new U of T service helps students avoid Codomesticus noxious
A Neural Network for a New Millennium
Canada’s first Google fellow, Ilya Sutskever, is making breakthroughs in computer science
The End of the Rivi Era
Rivi Frankle, who has retired after 39 years at U of T, forged friendships with countless U of T grads
New Year’s Revolution
A proposed new calendar would give February an extra week and start every month on a Monday.
How Cities Compare
Urban centres have a huge impact on their residents’ well-being. So how can we make them better?
These Boots Are Made for Walking
Jennifer Hsu is studying how people walk in icy conditions in the hope of designing “smarter” footwear
Dr. Charles Tator is trying to promote awareness of the dangers posed by even mild head injuries.
Most icicles have the same carrot shape. But differences in temperature, wind conditions and water composition affect their final form
The Autonomous Rebel
Like the rest of his generation, Environics co-founder and author Michael Adams has no plans to spend his twilight years in a rocking chair
Warnings from the Red-Light Districts
Katie Palmer helps protect youth from sex tourists in Southeast Asia
60 Seconds With Cass Enright
The founder of the Golden Tap Awards is hopped up on Ontario's specialty breweries