Science & Tech

Published On: May 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses the depression and the effectiveness of itsvarious therapies.
Published On: April 30, 2019
Meet a neuroscientist and a nanoscientist who argue that working together across disciplines could be the best way to solve medical mysteries.
Published On: April 30, 2019
Collagen has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, thanks in large part to Instagram. But research doesn’t back up its health benefits — and now some experts say it’s time for scientists to fight back.
Published On: April 29, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Kevin Chan, head of public policy for Facebook Canada, to discuss the struggles of regulating content while balancing freedom of expression.
Published On: April 23, 2019
Rational debate on The Agenda depends upon empirically provable facts, but we often face a serious dearth of statistical research. A look at the data deficit in Canada, why it's lacking and the implications for policy making.
Published On: April 10, 2019
The cutting edge factory in Fremont, California, has a footprint of 5.3 million square feet, and at one mile long, is one of the biggest buildings on earth.
Published On: April 03, 2019
The Agenda discusses if and how social media companies should govern content that exhibits hate.
Published On: April 03, 2019
Chad Hanna of Pennsylvania State University explains how scientists are able to observe invisible phenomena.
Published On: March 26, 2019
The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM
Published On: March 22, 2019
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Published On: March 22, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan meets a Kingston-area robotics team to learn how it's striving to reach gender parity in STEM fields.
Published On: March 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses why vaccine myths persist and why isolating so-called anti-vaxxers may not be the answer.
Published On: March 13, 2019
ANALYSIS: New research suggests that we can farm fish without creating ecological nightmares. John Michael McGrath examines what that could mean for Ontario’s aquaculture industry.
Published On: March 06, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Jason Batise, executive director of Wabun Tribal Council, to discuss relationships between mining companies and Indigenous communities.
Published On: February 26, 2019
OPINION: A new private member’s bill from MPP Michael Coteau aims to drive down the costs of repairing electronics. If the PCs are smart, writes John Michael McGrath, they’ll give it a fair hearing.
Published On: February 22, 2019
OPINION: The company has unveiled a proposal to kick-start development of Toronto’s Port Lands. There’s just one problem, writes John Michael McGrath — Doug Ford has already said no.
Published On: February 21, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Dan Doctoroff, founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, to discuss the complex project.
Published On: January 31, 2019
OPINION: Smartphones, wearable tech, and online therapy could soon change the way we treat mental-health problems — and that will make quality care more accessible, writes David Gratzer.