The Abstract – Scientifically Proven* to Improve Your Life: An Interview with Useful Science

*This site has not undergone any kind of scientific review process – but it is super cool.

What started as a summertime dinner bringing together a group of friends from Douglas Hall has turned into a beautifully-designed and informative site about science. Useful Science, which is overrun by current McGill students and alumni, is trying to translate scientific experiments’ language into meaningful changes for actual people – a website where “every sentence is backed by science.”

Jaan Altosaar, the founder and director of the project and a McGill alumnus, said the debut of the site last week was “about as good as we could have expected.” On average, people have been spending “about three and a half minutes” on the site, which could translate to dozens of scientifically-grounded life-hacks.

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