Musical goosebumps: McGill study finds evidence chills produced by favourite songs may lessen pain — but it’s complicated
New research conducted by the Roy Pain Lab at McGill University helps to answer the question of why music can help reduce physical pain. While preliminary results imply musical “chills” are the underlying cause, experts debate the merit of this research for improving music-based pain therapies.
Ontario lake among finalists as scientists prepare to mark onset of the Anthropocene Epoch
Tiny Crawford Lake, near Milton, ON, could soon be known as the place where the Anthropocene Epoch began. The Anthropocene is the geological period in which humanity’s impact on the planet is being measured. [Photo © Capital Current]
Carleton University’s annual butterfly show set to soar — in-person this year
The 23rd Annual Carleton Biology Butterfly show will be held in the school’s greenhouse. The show will feature 41 species of butterflies.
Novel brain imaging study could help revolutionize diagnosis of brain disorders and mental illnesses
Researchers at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research have identified a brain-based biomarker for neurogenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Putting a new spin on it: Finding by astrophysicists shows there is more than one way to orbit a star
The strange rotation of two planets around a distant star is raising questions about whether our planetary system is the norm in the universe.