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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:21:05 EST(image)
New high-powered telescopes will probably have to detect signs of life rather than life itself.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:49:44 EST(image)
Researchers have discovered a new species of an ancient worm that was more than a metre long and had powerful jaws and teeth with which to catch its prey.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:55:35 EST(image)
Bringing extinct animals back to life was once considered something that would only be seen in movies like Jurassic Park, but with new technology, some say it could happen within the next 20 years.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:25:59 EST(image)
You may not have heard of the pepper weevil, but it's said to have cost Ontario farmers $83 million in crop damage in 2016. Now, scientists hope a blast of cobalt gamma radiation will prove more potent - and less problematic - than pesticides.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:12:31 EST(image)
A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:44:59 EST(image)
Some of the world's most ferocious predators — natural-born killers such as cougars and bears — are sort of gardeners in disguise, according to a new study from the University of Alberta.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:43:53 EST(image)
New research suggests that climate change has mysteriously caused lakes near Fort Providence, N.W.T., to nearly double in size, forcing bison to stray from their preferred habitat.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:53:55 EST(image)
To understand what's involved in searching for signs of life, you need to first know two definitions astronomers use: potentially habitable and habitable.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:47:19 EST(image)
An iceberg that's 80 kilometres long is poised to break off Antarctica.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:15:53 EST(image)
Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:29:17 EST(image)
SpaceX has made good on a 400-kilometre-high delivery at the International Space Station.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:19:16 EST(image)
NASA's Jupiter-circling spacecraft is stuck making long laps around the gas giant because of sticky valves.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EST(image)
Scientists have discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a small star 39 light-years away, with several planets believed to be capable of having water.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST(image)
An international ranking of mobile networks has found that Canadians have some of the fastest data speeds in the world.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:08:06 EST(image)
A Calgary-based mining company says its operation will quadruple in size within 12 months — thanks to prehistoric squid-like creatures transformed into gemstones that can only be found in one spot in the world, southern Alberta.