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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Saturday May 31 2014 edition 


The LINK Online (Sat May 31, 2014)

Welcome to another edition of the online show, with hosts today, Wojtek Gwiazda and Marc Montgomery

On this edition we start with a Canadian take on the elections in India and the swearing in of Narendra Modi as the new Prime Minister of India,



"Sticky" synapses hinder memory and learning

Sometimes in order to learn new things, we have to forget old things, or at least "file them away in the back of our mind". Synapses are the pathways between neurons and are routes for creating learning and memory. But if those “old” synapses don’t disconnect or reduce, it can hinder developing new learning and memory.

Fergil Mills is ...


Experts change advice on feeding babies

Most Canadian mothers do not live with their extended families and are likely to turn to professionals for advice on how to feed their babies. Changes in scientific findings have led to changes in the recommendations made jointly by the Canadian government’s health department, the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada, the Canadian ...


Canada and India's new PM Narendra Modi - Trade, diaspora, and human rights

Monday's (May 26) swearing in of Narendra Modi as the new Prime Minister of India, not only raises questions about the future in India, but also in Canada, both in the Indian diaspora, and in the larger Canadian mainstream eager to do business with India.

For most Canadians, if they are aware of Modi, it's because he's presented ...


Genetic breakthrough helps predict autism

Researchers in Toronto have found a new way to predict autism very early in a child’s life which will help them get the early intervention so critical to improving their condition. Autism affects one in every 68 children, impairing their social interaction and communication, and causing repetitive and restrictive behaviours.

Scientists already knew there were genetic ...




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