Experts raise alarm about overuse — and overdoses — of melatonin sleep aid for kids
Melatonin use has increased five-fold over the last decade. Experts warn overdoses among pediatric patients could be deadly.
By Isabel Harder and Pippa Norman, 6 months ago 0 8 min read
It’s all about the clicks: Carleton scientist shows how sperm whale dialects mirror human culture
Researchers at Carleton University and beyond are identifying sperm whale dialects and social cultures to boost conservation efforts.
By Pippa Norman and Isabel Harder, 9 months ago 0 7 min read
Ottawa Riverkeeper and allies prepare for battle ahead of key May hearing on proposed Chalk River nuclear waste site
Environmental groups including the Ottawa Riverkeeper are concerned about plans to build a low-level radiation storage facility at Chalk River near the Ottawa River.
By Pippa Norman, 1 year ago 0 5 min read
Olympic dreams: Ottawa cyclist has found her ride on the road to the Summer Games in 2024
When Lucy Hempstead was a kid, she drew the Olympic rings on her body as the physical mark of a lifelong dream. Today the 20 year old Ottawa area cyclist has her sights firmly set on racing in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. But along the way, she recently broke the Guinness World Record for the longest distance covered…
By Pippa Norman, 2 years ago 0 6 min read