Science & Tech

Published On: June 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses the popularity of plant-based meats and evaluates their nutritional value.
Published On: June 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses the Montreal Protocol to phase out CFCs and heal the ozone-layer hole.
Published On: June 11, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former president of Estonia, to discuss the country's digital revolution.
Published On: June 10, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role luck vs. skill plays in sports.
Published On: June 03, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Marcelo Gleiser, this year's Templeton Prize recipient, to discuss his work in science.
Published On: June 03, 2019
The Agenda discusses the first-ever photograph of a black hole, and what it means for astronomers.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses a new kind of house that prevents flooding, because it floats.
Published On: May 16, 2019

Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.

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 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: June 22, 2019
In Sierra Leone chimps are struggling. After civil war and Ebola, they are not a priority. The race is on to bring them back from the brink.
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.