Tag Archives: Canada

More people live in warm, dry areas study shows

26 Oct

Human population in the contingent U.S. has shifted to warmer and drier areas over the last century, a study shows.  Though environmental implications of this pattern cannot be proven without further research, scientists can speculate with some confidence.

Jason Samson an ecologist from the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University in Canada, and his fellow researchers used spatially explicit models to see how climate, income and biophysical factors were related to demographic change between the years 1900 and 2000. Continue reading

Recipes for your brain

25 Oct

Avacados, blueberries and wild salmon have often been dubbed “brain foods” because they contain certain vitamins and ingredients that help foster a healthy brain, and even prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

But, Dr. Carol Greenwood,  a cognitive scientist with the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences in Canada has teamed up with food and recipe experts Daphna Rabinovitch and Joanna Gryfe to create the first-ever science-based cookbook that provides recipes full of ingredients to help stimulate the brain and boost memory. Continue reading