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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST(image)
A small Mi'kmaq First Nation community in Prince Edward Island is a kind of canary in the coal mine when it comes to climate change. It's one of the places in Canada where you can see the effects of climate change happening right now.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 20:43:24 EST(image)
John England, who won a prestigious award this week for a lifetime of northern research on climate change, says he's still hopeful. 'There are these moments when we jump forward in a way we never anticipated.'
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:16:40 EST(image)
Scientists are on the trail of a potential antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning, an injected 'scavenger' that promises to trap and remove the gas from blood within minutes.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:54:11 EST(image)
A group of researchers released an open letter protesting what they call a sexist joke at the conference's gala banquet, which the executive director is defending as a 'linguistic misspeak.'
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:29:25 EST(image)
A new study shows that women experience more virtual reality-related motion sickness.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:09:02 EST(image)
Neuroscientists in Portugal have discovered a group of neurons in the brains of mice that may help to explain why our perception of time passing — either slowly or quickly — is so subjective.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:39:19 EST(image)
Should two U.S. universities be fighting to privatize one of the most important scientific discoveries in history? Canadian open science advocates say no.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:06:41 EST(image)
Joel McAlister, a senior instructor in the Environment and Natural Resources Technology program in Inuvik, N.W.T., was named Mentor of the Year at this week's ArcticNet gathering in Winnipeg.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:23:05 EST(image)
Col. Chris Hadfield, Canada’s most recognizable former astronaut, says the death of his idol and colleague John Glenn is tragic.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST(image)
There's still not a great reason to own a smartwatch, says one industry analyst. "A lot of what these devices can do, they're essentially just mimicking the phone."
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 07:15:00 EST(image)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a "pan-Canadian framework" to fight climate change and meet Canada's commitments to cut carbon emissions by 2030 — but a day of intense talks failed to get all premiers onside.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:53:30 EST(image)
Seven Humboldt penguins were found dead at the back of the Penguin Plunge exhibit at the Calgary Zoo on Thursday.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:46:08 EST(image)
John Glenn, whose life took him to the celestial heights as the first American to orbit in space, then into the trenches of congressional infighting as a longtime Democratic senator, before he re-entered space as a 77-year-old, has died.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:58:24 EST(image)
Members of an international organization based in Denmark that aims to raise awareness about the consequences of the increasing plastic pollution of the oceans, are set to collect data and measure levels of micro-plastics floating in the water.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST(image)
Scientists have discovered a unique find: a tail feather of 99-million-year-old dinosaur.