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Headlines for June 1, 2017


National Post
A tiny 100-word research article helped start the deadly opioid crisis, Canadian study shows

There is new evidence that the curt research “letter” published in 1980 in one of the world’s most prominent medical journals has played a remarkable role in stoking North America’s deadly prescription-opioid crisis.

Global News
Common acne drug could treat MS, University of Calgary research shows

The results of a clinical trial show that an inexpensive acne drug can help people with early-stage symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

Financial Post
D-D-Wave partners with U of T to move quantum computing along

D-Wave has paired with the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management to create a new track focused on quantum machine learning.

National Post
Opinion: Andrew Scheer is absolutely right to fight for free speech on campuses

Conservative thinkers in the fields of history, economics and sociology, knowing they cannot do the research they want to on campus, are migrating to think tanks, writes Marni Soupcoff.

Why one university requires all freshmen to take a coding course

Miami University’s Farmer School of Business made the decision based feedback from industry leaders on the skills they like to see in the graduates they hire.

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