Café Scientifique, Discussion Two: Should we concentrate on advancing regenerative medicine or should we focus on recruiting and training new health care professionals?
What does regenerative medicine even mean? Will we one day re-grow a severed head in a sci-fi future?
Everybody hurts in the modern commute. How can we stop the pain?
Can we be optimistic about the recent upsurge in the attention toward ‘where our food has come from’ or is it just another fad that will stop at the next trip to Starbucks?
Global warming has finally opened up the Northwest Passage, a trade route explorers tried (and failed) to conquer for centuries
Is access to good food a human right?
Eat local- a buzzword for wealthy urbanites, or a revolutionary new vision for food?
Do we even need to eat local? Skyscraper farming, eating local in Winnipeg winters, artisan farmers: Discuss!
What does it mean to declare that food connects us all? Or to announce, willy-nilly, that we need to work together towards a bold new vision of food and food policy, in Ontario and across Canada?
Is the land we call Canada better off without Canadians? The first 25 Walrus subscribers* in Canada to participate will receive a hardcover copy of Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us (HarperCollins). Argue your case below!
Should scientific funding emphasize basic research or technological applications? A discussion inspired by Alex Hutchinson’s “Breaking D-Wave”
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