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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:22:18 EST(image)
The collected weight of everything human beings have made — from buildings to ballpoint pens — is staggering.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:30:13 EST(image)
The largest single gathering of scientists focused on the rapidly changing Arctic gets underway in Winnipeg on Monday.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:48:40 EST(image)
Every chocolate lover wants the headlines about antioxidants in chocolate to be true. And for better or for worse, determining just how much of the disease-fighting molecules are contained in this popular treat may be getting a little easier with a new tool created by UBC researchers.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:53:15 EST(image)
Four of the world’s largest and most polluted cities have decided to ban diesel cars and trucks from their streets by 2025.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:55:00 EST(image)
Canadian scientists are making their mark and preparing for a day when humans could set foot upon our nearest planetary neighbour.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:01:30 EST(image)
Former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin was taken by plane from the South Pole to New Zealand after falling ill while he was on a visit with a tour group.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:53:52 EST(image)
When a man from Aberdeenshire first presented it to The National Museum of Scotland, conservators didn't quite know what to make of the filthy, tattered, scrunched-up ball of cloth. But after giving it a good bath, they realized they had a map that was more than 300 years old.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:29:01 EST(image)
The shape and function of a dog's nose is being used to improve electronic scent detectors.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:35:11 EST(image)
Thousands of herring have washed up on beaches in Digby County over the last week and a half, and experts are trying to figure out what killed them.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:02:05 EST(image)
People who live above fast-food restaurants may soon have astronauts to thank for solving the perennial problem of smelly french fry oil.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:17:04 EST(image)
An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:10:16 EST(image)
Scientists using sophisticated scanning technology on the fossil bones of the ancient human ancestor from Ethiopia dubbed "Lucy" have determined that she was adept at climbing trees as well as walking — an ability that in her case may have proven fatal.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 07:57:15 EST(image)
Privacy advocates say that the use of a type of surveillance technology called IMSI catchers is invasive. But for one cellular provider, the disruptive nature of the technology is also a business concern.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:46:43 EST(image)
Pine Island Glacier, at the outer edge of West Antarctica, is the fastest melting glacier in the region. In 2015, a 583 square kilometre piece of it broke off. Now researchers are beginning to understand how this is happening.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:32:28 EST(image)
The European Space Agency (ESA) has released detailed high-resolution images from its ExoMars spacecraft, which has been in orbit around the red planet since mid-October.