Posts by Alison Motluk

Alison Motluk is a former staff writer for New Scientist and a regular contributor to CBC Radio One’s Quirks and Quarks. She won a National Magazine Award for her 2011 Walrus feature, “A Political Meltdown.”

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A Feverish Debate

Are common bacterial infections making children mentally ill?

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A Political Meltdown

For decades, Canada has been a world leader in the production of medical isotopes. So why did the government announce that it was dumping the entire program?

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The Human Egg Trade

How Canada’s fertility laws are failing donors, doctors, and parents

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