Bruce Grierson is a five-time Canadian National Magazine Award-winning feature writer and the author of U-Turn.
Tagged by the Village Voice as a “doyenne of psychiatric disorder,” Lauren Slater has written Prozac Diary and Opening Skinner’s Box, among other books.
A Vancouver geneticist is helping people predict when their time might be up.
One researcher says he has the oldest fossils ever found; another says that’s just mangled, pressure-cooked rock.
Willem van Cotthem’s super-soil harnesses the power of Pampers to turn dirt into lush gardens.
Genetic screening can answer life or death questions once known only to the gods. Such knowledge can be transformative. It can also be toxic.
Sisters Krista and Tatiana Hogan are connected in more ways than one. Here’s a look into the lives—and futures—of Canada’s only craniopagus twins.
Chief Jim Chu has modernized VPD methods, taken innovative approaches to crime prevention, and won kudos for the force’s handling of Olympic security. But the real test of his leadership lies ahead.
The late Abraham Rogatnick’s ideas shaped the very DNA of Vancouver, and they have never been more relevant.
The familiar becomes invisible. That’s why signs on the North Shore feature rhinos and dead bodies.
Failure destroys some people. Others rise from the ashes, only to come back stronger. A guide to surviving tough times.
Public identity and private belief are never more at odds than when a preacher loses his faith.
It’s been called the biggest scientific project ever. And Vancouver scientists are poised to help understand the origins of the universe.
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
Nonbelievers are growing in number. So why are they still sitting in the next pew with their kids?
Olga Kotelko, 91, is shattering track-and-field records—in her age group—and testing theories about aging.