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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:40:03 EDT(image)
For space exploration, robots deliver a lot of bang for your buck.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Experts say 2018 will be the year space tourism takes off. But while great leaps are being made at what seems like warp speed, it's a venture that's still fraught with issues that go far beyond its out-of-this-world price tag.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
New research from the National Institutes of Health published in the journal Cell has drawn a comprehensive lineage of 161 dog breeds, forming the largest ancestral tree of Canis familiaris yet.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:19:56 EDT(image)
New research suggests newborn humpback whales "whisper" to their mothers, which could be to avoid detection by predators such as killer whales.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Aura looks for intruders based on the subtle disturbances in wireless spectrum their movements make, like ripples in a lake.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:06:58 EDT(image)
At the Trump administration's request, a federal appeals court agreed Friday to postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:13:24 EDT(image)
Violent acts being filmed and posted to social media have many asking whether it's possible to reverse the trend of violent video sharing.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:40:50 EDT(image)
In the fight against alien animals that invade and overrun native species, the weird and wired wins.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:03:43 EDT(image)
Lakes that dot Canada's Boreal Shield region offer important information about greenhouse gases and early life forms, their numbers potentially revolutionizing studies into Earth's early life forms.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:41:08 EDT(image)
A new fossil has been discovered by Canadian researchers that is shedding light on the evolution of insects, millipedes and centipedes.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:44:15 EDT(image)
The previously announced funds will support a radar instrument that would be used to study the surface of Mars, and applications of quantum computing in space currently being explored at the University of Waterloo.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT(image)
A new study published in the Open Access journal PLOS has discovered 5 different genetic changes that have allowed Tibetans to thrive in the low oxygen world at the base of Mount Everest.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:21:33 EDT(image)
NASA announced Thursday morning its Cassini spacecraft was successful in its historic first dive through the gap between Saturn and its rings.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT(image)
While many art aficionados credit the brooding red sky in The Scream to Edvard Munch's troubled psyche, a new paper posits a more scientific theory.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:33 EDT(image)
The first version of its Echo speaker still hasn't been released in Canada, but technology giant Amazon is already unveiling an update to the device which now includes a camera that can take pictures of its surroundings on command.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:42:26 EDT(image)
Canada's science minister says universities aren't doing the heavy lifting to appoint more female research chairs, so she wants to force their hands.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:39:45 EDT(image)
The TED Conference in Vancouver explored the promise and threats of artificial intelligence in a session called "our robot overlords."
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT(image)
Researchers built a robot that can print 3D structures at architectural scale — one of a growing number of efforts to shakeup the construction industry with new technology.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:01:34 EDT(image)
A team of scientists believe they have found evidence of human activity in North America that dates back 130,000 years ago — more than 100,000 years earlier than believed.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:47:46 EDT(image)
Twitter has never turned a profit, and for the first time since going public in 2013, it reported a decline in revenue from the previous year.