Advance in quantum error correction

Quantum computers are largely theoretical devices that could perform some computations exponentially faster than conventional computers can. Crucial to most designs for quantum computers is quantum error correction, which helps […]


Researchers use mobile phone data to predict employment shocks

Northeastern Uni­ver­sity com­pu­ta­tional social sci­en­tist David Lazer and his inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research team have demonstrated that mobile phone data can be used to quickly and accu­rately detect, track, and pre­dict changes […]

Cannabis use can be prevented, reduced or delayed

Cannabis use can be prevented, reduced or delayed

Responding to rapidly shifting legal and cultural environments, researchers at the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-Justine Children’s Hospital have found a way to prevent, reduce or delay cannabis use […]

You're driving yourself to burnout, literally

You’re driving yourself to burnout, literally

Commuting length, distance, and means are stress factors that can lead to burnout, says Annie Barreck of the University of Montreal’s School of Industrial Relations. “A correlation exists between commuting […]


On-demand X-rays at Synchrotron Light Sources

Consumers are now in the era of “on-demand” entertainment, in which they have access to the books, music and movies they want thanks to the internet. Likewise, scientists who use […]