Sunday , 24 September 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

4 in 10 Canadians think science is a matter of opinion, poll suggests

By Emily Chung Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians say they agree that they are, accoprding to a new poll whose results are being descri ...

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Scientists want to sail the seas of Titan

By Bob McDonald Saturn's moon Titan has oceans made of methane. What would it be like to explore them, and how would we do it? CBC's Bob McDonald looks into the possibilities. ... ...

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Meet the newly discovered hermit crab that carries coral around

By Nicole Mortillaro Scientists have discovered a new species of hermit crab off the coast of Japan that roams the ocean floor with coral on its back. ...Read the news Source:: CB ...

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Scientists edit embryos' genes to study early human development

By Reuters British scientists have used a genome editing tool to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days old, testing the technique's ability to decipher key gene functions in ...

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Radio waves 'make the sky glow': Artificial aurora to be created over western Arctic

By Melinda Trochu Experiment to understand what causes the sky's brightest lights to take place Thursday night. ...Read the news Source:: CBC – Technology & Science ...

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'Bound to have an impact on global climate': Arctic sea ice drops to 8th lowest summer level

By The Canadian Press Arctic sea ice set a record for the smallest winter amount earlier this year and was close to 2012's record low levels through July, but a cloudy and cooler ...

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Students learn to spot fake news with Google-funded school project

By CBC News Program will highlight the importance of journalism in a democracy, and give students the tools and the know-how to find and filter information online. ...Read the new ...

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U.K. pushes Google, Facebook to remove extremist content faster

By Reuters The leaders of the U.K., France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet within one to two hours of it ap ...

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Pink salmon caught in N.L. likely from Russian stocking program

By Geoff Bartlett Two recent cases of pink salmon being found in Newfoundland and Labrador rivers are not a reason for panic, says the Atlantic Salmon Federation. ...Read the news ...

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Frog ancestors devoured prey with thousands of hooked teeth

By Michelle McQuigge Canadian researchers say they've found evidence that the ancient ancestors of modern-day frogs were once keen predators with thousands of teeth to help devour ...

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