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  • Malaria, the ancient killer lives onDr. Mohamed Elmasry
    March 3, 2010

    Tutankhamun has fascinated Egyptologists since his mummy and treasures, hidden in an intact tomb, were discovered in 1922. Perhaps the greatest source of fascination is why this boy, who ascended the throne of Egypt at age nine, died 10 years later.

  • Managing the complexities of agingThe Canadian Charger
    January 13, 2010

    In an interview with The Canadian Charger Dr. George Heckman said that common health problems for older people such as diabetes, kidney and heart trouble, memory loss, disabilities, and depression often collide and, without intervention, lead to people ending up in hospitals or nursing homes.

  • Manufacturing anti-Semitism in Ottawa Reuel S. Amdur
    December 2, 2010

    The Interparliamentary Coalition to Combat Antisemitism was holding their convention on Parliament Hill on November 8, but they had competition. Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) booked a room for a press conference.

  • March on JerusalemThe Canadian Charger
    March 26, 2012

    Eva Bartlett, who earned her reputation as "Canada's Rachel Corrie" from about three years as an International Solidarity Movement (ISM) volunteer in Gaza, said that because the corporate media throughout the western world almost exclusively propagates the Israeli position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this same media turns around and asks: "Where are the Palestinian Gandhis?"

  • Margaret Wente, paid to be meanDr. Mohamed Elmasry
    December 8, 2010

    In her column on November 30, Margaret Wente, of Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper, praised Australia for telling immigrants that "if they miss their elderly parents, they should buy a plane ticket home," instead of allowing them - as the case in Canada - to use "a family reunification program." She praised Australia again by saying that "language competence is so essential to immigrant success that if you can't speak English, you can't get in."

  • Marking a week for mental healthReuel S. Amdur
    March 11, 2015

    Various health conditions have their day, week, or month. Mental health and illness have at least two.

  • Mars should be quarantinedRobert L. Park
    August 15, 2012

    The uneventful nine-month, 240-million-kilometre journey of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover, which also goes by the whimsical name Curiosity, ended with a harrowing 7-minute landing in Gale Crater. Getting the fourth Mars Rover into space was a piece of cake compared with setting it back down. Curiosity will explore Gale Crater for one Martian year (687 Earth days) to 1. look for evidence of extraterrestrial life and to 2. evaluate the habitability of the planet.

  • Masdar, the perfect green cityDr. Mohamed Elmasry
    November 18, 2009

    It's one thing for a city to know that it must become green to work; it's quite another to persuade governments to put money into green city planning.

  • Math is good for your healthThe Canadian Charger
    March 10, 2013

    Siv Sivaloganathan, a professor in the University of Waterloo's Department of Applied Mathematics, comments that mathematics has contributed to dramatic advances in the sciences as well as in many other fields of human endeavour; however, in a sense, he says that the biomedical sciences represent the final frontier for mathematicians, an area where the full power of mathematics has yet to be felt.

  • May 15: Remembering the Palestinian NakbaGary Keenan
    May 17, 2011

    At least 300,000 essentially defenseless Palestinians were evicted from their homes and properties by Jewish forces and forced to abandon their other assets and personal possessions during the just over five months between passage of the UN General Assembly's Partition Plan (Resolution 181, 29 November 1947) and the declaration of the state of Israel on 14 May 1948, effective May 15. (Charles D. Smith, Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988, p. 145) This was accomplished through force of arms, intimidation and acts of terror, including rape and several massacres.

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