My goodness, how time flies. It was 20 years ago today, November 12, 1995, that Commander Chris Hadfield made his very first trip into space, on the … [Read more...] about Astronaut Chris Hadfield celebrates 20 years in space today
An E. coli test that cuts the time to result from days to mere hours could have serious positive economic and public health implications, say … [Read more...] about Breakthrough: Canadian-made E. coli test finds contamination in hours, not days
Our solar system may have once had a fifth giant planet that was unceremoniously ejected by Jupiter, say Canadian researchers. A new study … [Read more...] about Jupiter may have booted a ninth planet, say Canadian researchers
Researchers from UBC's Institute for Ocean and Fisheries have found that, despite a commitment made by 200 countries under the United Nations' Aichi … [Read more...] about Just 4% of the world’s oceans are protected says UBC study
There are futurists and then there are futurists. More than four decades before the Wright Brothers got an airplane off the ground at Kitty Hawk, a … [Read more...] about Did this Canadian man predict space travel in 1861?
The successful traveling exhibition, Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out debuts in Vancouver today. The Body Worlds Vancouver exhibition use a process … [Read more...] about Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out exhibit arrives in Vancouver
The Liberal Party today called for the Harper government to stop the "muzzling" of scientists. A press conference this morning in Ottawa was held by … [Read more...] about Does Canada need a Chief Science Officer?
Oprah Winfrey. Fake Science. The two seem to go hand in hand. A growing number of American doctors have a beef with Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey may have spread more fake science than anyone, ever
They don’t call it Silicon Valley for nothing. The element that gave the place its name also provides the primary material for the microchips that … [Read more...] about Graphene: the material that is about to change your life
The Chinese government, facing minimal opposition and emboldened by its recent return to power via the 18th Party Congress, has been keeping … [Read more...] about What will happen if Canada keeps disrespecting its scientists? Ask Italy.