QJ Science

QJ Science: When multitasking fails

We’re all guilty of trying to juggle more than one task at a time.

With final assignment deadlines looming, it sometimes feel more productive to multitask.

Yet it’s easy...Continue...

QJ Science: New antibiotic discovery

Contrary to what the name may suggest, the iChip has nothing to do with Apple Inc.

The electronic device has introduced a new method of growing bacteria and helped discover...Continue...

QJ Science: Wake up your brain

When I wake up in the morning, the first part of my routine is usually the same: I get out of bed and groggily stumble downstairs in search of the holy grail — a cup of coffee.

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QJ Science: Seasonal affective disorder

Each year in the winter, between two and six per cent of Canadians find themselves feeling SAD.

Terms like the “winter blues” or the “February blahs” — or, in the case of students...Continue...

QJ Science: Winter woes ahead

Be warned: this coming winter has been described as the “T-Rex of winters” by the Old Farmer’s Almanac ’s editor.

When students choose to come to Queen’s, it usually isn’...Continue...

QJ Science: Ebola erupts abroad

The current outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is one of the largest deadly virus outbreaks in history. Fortunately, the chances of the virus coming to Canada are slim.

Ebola...Continue...

QJ Science: Addicted to Tanning

Your daily tanning habit may be more problematic than you think. New research suggests that tanning could actually be more of an addiction.

Exposure to UV light is known to cause...Continue...