Podcast: ASMR: Tingles in Your Brain
Have you ever wondered about Autonomous sensory meridian response or ASMR? Tingles in Your Brain investigates the hype, and the science of this growing online sensory trend.
Silver lining: Teen robotics team wired to work on after competition scuttled by COVID-19
“The main takeaway of it all is what we learn,” he added, citing the team’s preparation along the way, including the thrill of past competitions. “It’s not really about competing or winning, but the experience that we get from it, and the fun — it’s actually a lot of fun doing all of it.”
Study underlines that air pollution a leading cause of premature death worldwide
While Ottawa air quality is considered low risk, a new study shows that long term exposure to air pollution is a major health threat worldwide.
Coyote risk ‘virtually nil,’ official says despite reports of incidents
In January, a Barrhaven couple lost one of their dogs to a suspected coyote attack. That was followed a few days later by a sensational story about a father in New Hampshire who wrestled and killed a coyote after it tried to nab his two-year-old son. These are the kinds of events that have helped to shape a narrative about…
Glebe’s Community Centre’s carbon-reduction project hailed as example to others
The historic Glebe’s community centre is nearing the finish line of a project that the community hopes will reduce the building’s carbon footprint by half.
Ottawa woman claims relief from Lyme with bee venom
Those living with Lyme disease face very little options when it comes to treatment. Bee venom therapy is on the rise and could potentially help treat the degenerative disease.
University of Ottawa lab takes aim at cancer stem cells
Dr. Yannick Benoit is focusing his research on cancer stem cells.
Ottawa positioned to benefit from growing market for blockchain technology
The city of Ottawa is well-positioned to take advantage of the coming importance of blockchain technology.
Meet Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden Ottawa’s ovarian cancer crusader
Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden is working hard to stop ovarian cancer from appearing in the first place.
Students turning to mental health apps as therapeutic tools
Mental health apps are on the rise, and more students are beginning to turn towards them to help with their mental illness.
Privacy concerns at the Ottawa Hospital prompt questions from the federal Privacy Commissioner
The Ottawa Hospital has taken down a camera that was filming people in a radiology waiting room in the General campus. The placement of the camera has come to the attention of the federal Privacy Commissioner.
There’s an app for that: Ottawa author is encouraging kids to be kinder through tech
An Ottawa author is trying to turn the kids of today into leaders of tomorrow with an app that encourages kindness.