Moolec launches new animal-free solutions
Moolec Science expands its meat-focused portfolio for alternative proteins…
Biden’s long to do list to include repairing damaged Canada-US ties
…but COVID-19 is his most pressing issue, something Canada can help with given his focus on following science.
200,000 dead as Trump vilifies science, prioritizes politics
President and his people are trying to muzzle scientists who dispute the administration’s rosy spin.
Climate change fuels California fires; Trump doesn’t think ‘science knows’
Experts say his suggestion that the planet is going to start to unexpectedly cool is at odds with reality.
Why scientists intentionally spilled oil into a Canadian lake
A research team carefully spilled dilbit into mini-lakes to uncover the real-world responses of the oil and its impact on aquatic life
A look at the search for a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada
A summary of some of the scientific projects underway at universities.
First image of black hole helps turn science fiction into fact
Canadian researcher says image bolsters theories at the core of modern physics.
UOIT and GM partner to promote STEM education
Four programs aim to encourage students to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
3D printers: A revolutionary frontier for medicine
They’re opening a horizon of amazing possibilities, such as bioprinting living tissues with “biological ink.”
Trump team’s views on climate change clash with mainstream science
Here’s a comparison of how science sees key issues compared to the US administration’s alternate reality.
Maybe we aren’t alone! NASA finds 10 more planets that could have life
Kepler telescope discovers seven Earth-size planets that circle stars just like ours.
Science minister wants research grants going to younger scientists
Panel calls for $1.3 billion for programs and an overhaul of how research is overseen.
More science for environmental assessments: researchers
Recommendations include assessments by parties with arms-length relationship from proponents.
Google founder touts Alphabet as an entrepreneurial tech, science hub
The holding company will oversee riskier venture including self-driving cars and internet-connected appliances.
Principal of Queens in 1861 real father of space flight
Scottish immigrant to Canada predates accepted scientific theory of rocket travel by 30 years.
World’s biggest particle accelerator restarts
Large Hadron Collider will now run around the clock for the next three years.
Ontario’s Wynne inks $1B in China investment deals
Agreements focused on science and technology and energy efficiency.
91% of eighth graders meet science expectations
Average reading and math scores rose slightly 2010 levels.
Scientists attempt a 3-D printed, human heart
University of Louisville team has already printed valves, small veins with cells.
Critics call Alberta’s plan for Athabasca River ‘pathetic’
Water demand to increase 500% by 2020; officials say they used the best available science.
Government raising nuclear operators’ civilian liability to $1B
Bill will conform to an international nuclear accord on supplementary compensation.
Canada’s science and technology is healthy and growing
Council of Canadian Academies reports we are fourth globally.
ProMetic and Hematech close $10M orphan drug deal
ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in Laval, Que. has signed a $10-million strategic manufacturing and licence deal with a drug manufacturer in Taiwan to co-develop and commercialize a pharma product that targets a rare medical condition (orphan).