Monday , 29 May 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Global seed vault at risk — and climate change is to blame, say experts

By CBC Radio The deep Arctic is home to a vault that's keeping almost a million seed varieties safe. But rising temperatures have put them all at risk. ...Read the news Source:: C ...

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Flood prediction, climate change impacts on water studied at new Canmore lab

By CBC News At a new research lab in Canmore, scientists are studying the impact of climate change on water, glaciers and snow, and developing tools to predict and warn people abo ...

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Trump budget cuts funding for clean air and water programs

By The Associated Press The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of emplo ...

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Astronauts conduct spacewalk to perform urgent repairs

By The Associated Press Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed. ...Read t ...

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Online 'sextortion' complaints involving teen boys jump by 89% in 2 years: study

By Cassandra Szklarski Child exploitation experts say they've detected a spike in reports of online "sextortion" cases involving teen boys. ...Read the news Source:: CBC – T ...

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Space-preserved sperm: It's a thing, scientists say, after successful experiment with mice

By The Associated Press The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014. ...Read the news Source:: CBC ...

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7.2-million-year-old pre-human fossils challenge evolutionary theory

By Nicole Mortillaro A jawbone discovered by German troops in Athens during the Second World War could be evidence that apes and humans diverged 200,000 years earlier than the cur ...

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Top prize for Surrey students' bio-fuel project at national science fair

By Ash Kelly Two Surrey students looked to ...Read the news Source:: CBC – Technology & Science ...

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Leaked Facebook documents show types of content it allows, says report

By Reuters Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian rep ...

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Meet the interactive robot making a mark on Quebec's classrooms

By Marilla Steuter-Martin Researchers at the Université de Montréal have brought NAO to life. The robot is having a big impact in some of the province's classrooms. ...Read the ne ...

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