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Watch out for nanomaterials!

Magnetite nanoparticles which probably come from urban pollution have been found in a human brain. Let's take a closer look at what role this particle can play in certain neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.

The discovery of a Mayan city by a teenager called into question

A teenager from Quebec has just sparked a scientific controversy after discovering a Mayan city in the Yucatán region.

The discovery of gravitational waves

A few weeks after the 100 years of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, a team of scientists in the United States was able to prove the existence of gravitational waves.

Discover SciMag, a scientific magazine for iPad

SciMag is a fun and interactive application by CREO. Its first edition invites young people aged 8 to 12 to discover the science of autumn and its second, that of winter.

The theory of relativity celebrates its 100 years!

On November 25, 1915, Albert Einstein presented his research to the Prussian Academy of Sciences. His theory of general relativity, one of the most revolutionary scientific theories in history, proposes that space and time should be seen as one and the same.

Towards the end of myths about how the brain works in education

Take science into account in educational approaches, yes, but first make sure that this science is genuine! Dr. Steve Masson debunks 6 common myths in education, sometimes very stubborn, including the one that suggests adapting teaching to learning styles to promote student success.

STEM education at the heart of the White House's priorities

A few days ago, the United States government released its strategy to develop American innovation, where education in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) occupies an important place. What are the reasons?

University of Sherbrooke and UQAM researchers tackle students' declining interest in science and technology

This survey sheds new light on the factors that influence elementary and secondary students' interest in S&T in school.

Educational challenge "Educate for tomorrow" to promote STEM

Samsung Canada will donate 500,000 $ in technology products to schools that are finalists in this competition aimed at fostering the development of STEM-related skills.

Contest: Find a name for the 10 belugas adopted by the municipalities bordering the St.Lawrence

Elementary schools in Quebec are invited to participate in the competition to name the 10 belugas adopted by some 40 municipalities in Quebec as part of the Adopt a Beluga campaign. A great opportunity to integrate ICT!